Medical Research Council
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A new device could help to relieve the pain and discomfort experienced by thousands of amputees as a result of poorly fitting replacement lower limbs.
Stem cell research is one of the most promising fields of biomedical research today.
Scientists have for the first time used regenerative medicine to fully restore a degenerated organ in a living animal, a discovery that could pave the way for future human therapies.
Men who started smoking regularly before the age of 11 had sons who, on average, had 5-10kg more body fat than their peers by the time they were in their teens, according to new research from the Children of the 90s study at the University of Bristol.
From today UK Research institutes will be eligible to join Equality Challenge Units Athena SWAN Charter, a scheme that recognises excellence in womens employment in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) in UK higher education.
The MRC International Nutrition Group (MRC ING) will become fully integrated into the MRC Unit, The Gambia with effect from 1 April 2014.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) has made a further investment of £7.1 million, to improve capability, capacity and capital infrastructure in medical bioinformatics.
The Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust have launched a framework to help researchers design and implement a policy on feeding back findings.
AstraZeneca and MRC enter strategic collaboration to create new centre for early drug discovery in Cambridge, UK
The Medical Research Council (MRC) and AstraZeneca today announced that they have entered into a groundbreaking collaboration aimed at better understanding the mechanisms of human disease.
Support for healthcare technologies is of strategic importance to both EPSRC and MRC and we are committed to funding research projects and researchers of the highest international quality.
A group of research funders today outlined the steps they will take to reduce the risk of anonymised individual research subjects in the UK being re-identified from genomic, epidemiological and social science data.
Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts, today announced the reappointment of Professor Sir John Savill as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the MRC.
Minister for Universities and Science, the Rt Hon David Willetts, today (24 March 2014) announced the reappointment of Professor Sir John Savill as Chief Executive and Deputy Chair of the MRC. The reappointment is until 31 March 2016.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) today publishes the first review of the UKs largest cohort studies.
Its widely accepted that having too much fat is unhealthy, but its the hidden fat surrounding our vital organs that poses the biggest threat.
An international group of researchers has identified a major new pathway thought to be involved in the development of Huntington disease.
The London cycle hire scheme has had a positive overall effect on the health of its users by increasing physical activity within the capital.
MRC together with the Welcome Trust funds the above group whose role is to provide guidance and advice to UK Biobank on ethical matters in order to protect the interests of participants
Medical Bioinformatics: Science Minister David Willetts announces £32 million towards improving data research
Universities and Science Minister David Willetts will announce today at the High Performance Computing and Big Data Conference that the MRC has invested £32 million, to improve capability, capacity and capital infrastructure in medical bioinformatics.
New research shows that higher consumption of yoghurt, compared with no consumption, can reduce the risk of new-onset type 2 diabetes by 28 per cent.