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Network: Autumn 2018

In this issue:

Delving into the archives to reveal the history of blood donation; highlights from this year’s MRC Festival and top tips for doing public engagement; Dr Oluwafemi Akande on bringing building design and public health together; supporting the AllTrials campaign to make all clinical research publicly available; and Professor John Gallacher on why secure data sharing is crucial for dementia research.

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Comment from Fiona Watt MRC Executive Chair


New grant application status recognises research staff contributions

Happy birthday to the NHS! 

Health data: first UK snapshot review


Royal recognition for Nobel Prize-winner


£900m for future leaders

Latest discoveries

Potential therapy identified for common cause of dementia

Eye drops with turmeric extract could treat common eye disease


Blood donation: the lifeblood of the NHS

MRC Festival: Bringing research to life

Working life: Dr Oluwafemi Akande

Going further to make all clinical trials public

Opinion: How secure data sharing can help us treat dementia