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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.
18 May 2018
Population health experts met to share their progress on health inequality during an MRC-funded symposium at the first World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health in Edinburgh on 17 May.
14 May 2018
MRC-supported researchers are among the 62 scientists elected as new EMBO Members.
10 May 2018
MRC-supported scientists are among the 48 distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences.
9 May 2018
MRC-supported researchers are among the 60 eminent scientists elected as Fellows of the Royal Society.
4 Apr 2018
On 1 April, leading immunologist Professor Paul Kaye started his tenure as the new Chair of the MRC Infections and Immunity Board.
3 Apr 2018
The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF), aims to develop, retain, attract and sustain research and innovation talent in the UK. Providing up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators, the scheme will tackle difficult and novel challenges.
3 Apr 2018
As the MRC becomes a constituent part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) we welcome Professor Fiona Watt FRS as the Executive Chair of the MRC.
26 Jan 2018
The MRC recognised the lifetime achievements of Professor Janet Darbyshire CBE FMedSci at our Millennium Medal Award Ceremony at the House of Commons on 24 January.
9 Nov 2017
Scientists from the UK-PBC, a MRC Stratified Medicine Initiative, have been instrumental in getting the first new drug in 20 years for a progressive liver disease approved. Obeticholic acid, to treat primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), received FDA approval in 2016 and NICE approval in March 2017.