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MRC-funded research influences 2015 NICE Dementia Guidelines

21 Aug 2017

The MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (CFAS) has led to important insights into the association of lifestyle factors with the risk of cognitive impairment. In 2015 the findings from this important study helped predict future demand for long term care and likely associated costs, thereby influencing the 2015 NICE Dementia Guidelines. 


New EMBO members announced

19 Jun 2017

MRC scientists have been named in the European Molecular Biology Organisation’s (EMBO) list of new members.


New Director for the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL

2 Feb 2017

The MRC is pleased to welcome Nish Chaturvedi, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, as the new Director of the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL. The MRC National Survey of Health and Development which lies at the heart of the Unit’s work is the oldest of the British birth cohorts.


New Year's Honours 2017

3 Jan 2017

Congratulations to the MRC-associated people who have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.