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20 May 2019
The annual MRC Festival of Medical Research takes place from 13-23 June 2019. It involves a wide range of free public activities showcasing MRC-funded research. The programme of MRC Festival activities launched today.
9 May 2019
MRC is one of twelve funders investing a total of £25 million into understanding and influencing the social, economic and environmental factors that affect our health. The investment marks the first ever funding round of the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP).
8 May 2019
MRC-supported scientists are among the 50 distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
7 May 2019
The MRC is to run a competition process on behalf of Health Data Research UK, to create Digital Innovation Hubs: centres of excellence dedicated to pioneering the use of health data for research and innovation.
25 Apr 2019
The study from the MRC LMB published in the journal Cell is the first to identify insulin as a primary signal that helps communicate the timing of meals to the cellular clocks located across our body, commonly known as the body clock.
24 Apr 2019
The MRC’s 2019 Max Perutz Science Writing Award is now open.
18 Apr 2019
Around four million people in the UK carry genetic variants that protect them from obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, according to a new paper co-authored by MRC researchers.
12 Apr 2019
Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak has been appointed as MRC Health Innovation Champion.
2 Apr 2019
MRC scientists have isolated therapeutic antibodies from healthy volunteers exposed to the Ebola vaccine but not Ebola virus itself, suggesting that protective therapies could be developed from people who are disease-free.
22 Mar 2019
By building capacity and capability in public health research, a report shows how the legacy of a UK-wide network of centres of excellence has helped fuel future public health and prevention research.