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Network: Spring 2016

In this issue:

Celebrating seven decades of the MRC National Survey of Health and Development; Majidah Hamid-Adiamoh’s working life at the MRC Unit The Gambia; Exploring Dr Owen Brimijoin’s work space at the Scottish Section of the MRC Institute of Hearing Research in Glasgow; What happens to a donated brain? Inside the South West Dementia Brain Bank; Opinion – The power of public medical research funding

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Foreword by John Savill, Chief Executive


£23.2m boost for cutting edge medical research ideas    

Research funders join forces to tackle Zika virus                          


Strengthening global neurodegenerative disease research         

Supporting new researchers towards independence                 

Latest discoveries

Positive impact of pneumococcal vaccines           

Blocking brain inflammation may delay Alzheimer's                    


Brain prize                                                                       

MBE for MRC Director                                                        


Happy 70th to the Douglas babies

Working life: Majidah Hamid-Adiamoh

What happens to a donated brain?                                

My work space: Dr Owen Brimijoin                                       

Opinion: The power of public medical research funding