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zaterdag 4 november 2017

MRC: Modafinil found to improve memory in people recovering from depression

Modafinil found to improve memory in people recovering from depression

A new study funded by the MRC and Wellcome, and published today in the journal Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging, has found that the wakefulness-promoting drug modafinil improves memory functions in people recovering from depression.

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Toxic formaldehyde is produced inside our own cells, scientists discover

New research has discovered that some of the toxin formaldehyde in our bodies does not come from our environment – it is a by-product of an essential reaction inside our own cells.

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Prizes for interdisciplinary team science

Two regenerative medicine researchers have been recognised for their collaborative research efforts, receiving Special Merit Prizes from the UK Regenerative Medicine Platform.

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2017 Max Perutz Science Writing Award shortlist announced

Fourteen outstanding articles have been shortlisted for this year's Max Perutz Science Writing Award, the MRC's annual writing competition. 

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MRC and Arts and Humanities Research Council join forces on global public health challenges

The MRC and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are to invest more than £2 million into twelve partnership awards that will bring together medical research and arts and humanities research to address the most important issues of public health in developing countries. 

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First PhD training programme to tackle antimicrobial resistance

New scientists will explore ways to tackle antimicrobial resistance through a £2.85m investment in a PhD training programme by the Medical Research Foundation (MRF), the charitable foundation of the MRC.

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New directory of low and middle income population studies

A new online directory of low and middle income (LMIC) population studies aims to boost international and interdisciplinary research collaboration.

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