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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.
19 Jul 2017
An interim website has been launched today by UK Research and Innovation.
18 Jul 2017
At a ceremony celebrating the new prestigious status for structural biology service Instruct, Minister for Universities Science Research and Innovation Jo Johnson announces new funding to boost the burgeoning field of cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) in the UK.
19 Jun 2017
MRC scientists have been named in the European Molecular Biology Organisation’s (EMBO) list of new members.
24 Mar 2017
Today the MRC has published its 2015/16 economic impact report detailing the positive impact on health, the wider society and the economy of investing in medical research.
22 Mar 2017
Professor Andrew Morris has been appointed Director of the new UK health and biomedical informatics research institute, which is to be named Health Data Research UK (HDR UK).
3 Mar 2017
As part of a continued commitment to funding research into child and young adult mental health, the Medical Research Foundation and the MRC have together awarded £1.25m to six projects focused on eating disorders and self-harm.
1 Mar 2017
A one-off bowel screening test reduces the risk of developing bowel cancer by more than one third and could save thousands of lives, according to a study published in The Lancet.
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.
3 Jan 2017
Congratulations to the MRC-associated people who have been recognised in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list.