An introduction to the MRC for the general public. May 2018.
Comment from our new Executive Chair Professor Fiona Watt; how MRC researchers are outfoxing the flu with year-round research efforts; why we’re investing in personalised medicine and technology to solve health challenges; and an opinion piece from 18-year-old Eilean MacDonald on childhood arthritis and how research can give patients a voice.
The MRC Festival of Medical Research took place between 17-25 June 2017.
Professor Bart De Strooper asks why there are no treatments yet for Alzheimer’s disease and explores what the future may hold; we announce Health Data Research UK sites; gain an insight into the working life of the 2017 Millennium Medal winner Professor Janet Darbyshire and read highlights of the award ceremony.
Can big data mend a broken heart? Read our Max Perutz Science Writing Award winning article; an insight into the working life of the head of global health R&D Dr Pauline Williams; we celebrate 70 years of global health research in The Gambia; and hear from Cecily Berryman on sharing rare data for a common cause.