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; the AllTrials campaign to make all clinical research publicly available; and Professor John Gallacher on why secure data sharing is crucial for dementias research.
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.