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Network June-July 2009 (PDF, 1.86MB)

As fears of a global ’flu pandemic grabbed the headlines in April and May, scientists at the MRC National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) were working hard to analyse and monitor isolates of the virus, known as influenza A (H1N1), to help develop a vaccine. Network looks at their progress so far and reviews how the story unfolded.

Network Nov-Dec 2008 (PDF, 1.11MB)

A new study has shown that every pound that the tax payer or charity donor invests in medical research yields a wider chain of benefits equivalent to earning 39 pence each year, forever.

Network Sept-Oct 2008 (PDF, 1.88MB)

The MRC is now well placed to meet the challenge of translating the findings of a very strong science base to ensure that people and the economy reap the benefits as quickly as possible.

Network May-June 2008 (PDF, 1.18MB)

The Government’s plans to update laws governing stem cell research have caused widespread controversy and conflict between some researchers and members of the Catholic Church. 

Network Jan-Feb 2008 (PDF, 1.14MB)

The future is looking bright for two of the world’s most prestigious scientific institutions: the MRC National Institute for Medical Research and the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology.

Network Spring 2005 (PDF, 705KB)

The MRC's Council unanimously decided at its February meeting that University College London should be its preferred partner for taking forward the renewal of the MRC National Institute for Medical Research.