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21 Jun 2018
Business Secretary Greg Clark has unveiled a major new £900 million investment in the UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowship Scheme.
20 Jun 2018
To support the development of researchers across different career stages, the MRC will introduce a new status to recognise the contributions of research staff as researcher co-investigators on grant applications from July 2018.
19 Jun 2018
Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies, according to a research team that includes MRC scientists.
14 Jun 2018
MRC-funded researchers at King’s College have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled front paw movements after being treated with a gene therapy. The therapy regenerated damaged tissue and could be switched on and off using a common antibiotic.
11 Jun 2018
Dr Richard Henderson, Molecular Biologist and Biophysicist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology was made a Companion of Honour in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to electron microscopy of biological molecules.
7 Jun 2018
A study has identified how kidney cancers may develop the ability to spread around the body by hijacking genes from other cell types and ‘stealing’ their functions.
5 Jun 2018
Researchers have shed light on how taking aspirin can help to prevent bowel cancer. They found that the painkiller blocks a key process linked to tumour formation.
30 May 2018
MRC-funded research from Sir Aaron Klug’s lab at MRC LMB underpins a historic gene editing trial.
23 May 2018
Mapping the Landscape of UK Health Data Research and Innovation is a new landmark report which gives a snapshot of key activities and major investments in the complex and flourishing area of UK health data research.
21 May 2018
New research, funded by the MRC, found that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be prevented.