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Network: Winter 2015-16

In this issue:

Industrial strength research – how the MRC is working with industry; Global health pioneer Professor Sir Brian Greenwood’s working life; Opinion: How we can improve reproducibility in science; The winning 2015 MRC Max Perutz Award article – A ‘smart’ way to spot schizophrenia signs.

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Foreword by John Savill, Chief Executive (read here


The UK’s first Dementia Research Institute to be led by the MRC (read the webstory)

Max Perutz Prize – winners and runners up (read the webstory)


Neurodegenerative disease research receives a boost (read the webstory)

An international effort to tackle antimicrobial resistance


Professor Sheila Bird retires after 35 years (read the blog version)

Latest discoveries

Inflammation in the brain linked to risk of schizophrenia (read the webstory)

3D tumour model replicates oxygen starvation in cancers (read the webstory)


Industrial strength research (read the webstory)

Working life: Sir Brian Greenwood (read the blog version)

A ‘smart’ way to spot schizophrenia signs (read the webstory)

Opinion: How we can improve reproducibility in science (read the blog version)