Medical Research Council
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A new £23 million research unit is announced today, that will exploit the latest advances in genetics to improve understanding of how changes to lifestyle or environment, as well as pharmacological interventions, can reduce the risk of disease.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) and British Heart Foundation (BHF) today announced £20m of funding to boost the development of regenerative medicine therapies.
A free interactive exhibition celebratinga century of progress led by the Medical Research Council (MRC) opens to the public today.
Spending a long time in front of a TV or computer screen may not be as detrimental to childrens mental health as previously thought, according to new results from a large UK population study.
UK Biobank announces today plans to undertake detailed DNA analysis of its 500,000 participants to better understand the complex interaction of lifestyle and genes in causing disorders.
Researchers will be able to access samples from more than 7,000 donated human brains to help study major brain diseases, thanks to a new on-line database, launched by the Medical Research Council (MRC) today.
To mark the MRCs Centenary we surveyed a range of people in the public eye - scientists and non-scientists alike - and asked two important questions.