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22 Jun 2018
Multimillion pound grants have been awarded to four UK universities to conduct research into AMR in low and middle income countries, as part of the cross-research council AMR initiative and the NIHR’s Global Health Research Programme.
17 May 2018
The third annual MRC Festival of Medical Research 2018 takes place from 14–24 June. It involves a wide range of free public activities showcasing MRC-funded research. The programme of MRC Festival activities launches.
7 Feb 2018
Health Data Research UK is awarding £30 million funding to six sites across the UK.
13 Nov 2017
MRC scientists, their colleagues at fellow UK research councils and organisations abroad are working steadfastly to tackle what’s been called one of the biggest threats to global health.
9 Nov 2017
The MRC Hubs for Trials Methodology Research Network has developed a cohort of PhD students undertaking specific projects in trials methodology research. This important programme helps build capacity in an area of research that makes a difference to patients and the trials community.
9 Nov 2017
In 2016, the World Health Organisation (WHO) pre-qualified Pfizer’s new pneumococcal vaccine, based on the results of a study conducted by the MRC Unit The Gambia with the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of The Gambia.
7 Nov 2017
The first appointments to the Board of Health Data Research UK (HDR UK), the new data science and health research institute, have been made.
1 Nov 2017
The NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme was launched in 2016, and will eventually cover 26 million people. Two researchers funded through the MRC-led National Prevention Research Initiative have been influential in contributing to this important programme, demonstrating a compelling example of prevention research being translated into healthcare to improve human lives.
30 Oct 2017
Researchers studying neurodegenerative disease can now look up cohort studies and make connections through a new shared portal.
25 Oct 2017
Scientists have developed a tiny cantilever that can weigh individual cells, which has enabled them to detect that a cell stops growing after catching a virus.