We bring you the latest news from the healthcare about the health care in the United Kingdom.

maandag 17 september 2018

MRC: Horizon 2020 underwrite guarantee update

Horizon 2020 underwrite guarantee update

The government has updated its information for UK applicants to Horizon 2020, the European Union's flagship programme for science and innovation.

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Criticism of the PACE trial

The Times recently reported on a letter to The Lancet which called for the journal to reanalyse the PACE trial, Executive Chair, Professor Fiona Watt, responds.

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Liver tissue implants show promising support of liver function

Stem cells transformed into 3D human liver tissue by scientists show promising support of liver function when implanted into mice with a liver disease. The scientists say this could be early-stage progress towards developing liver tissue implants in humans.

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£8 million investment in new mental health research networks

UKRI launches eight cross-council national Mental Health Networks bringing researchers, charities and other organisations together to help solve urgent mental health issues such as social isolation, youth and student mental health and domestic and sexual violence.

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2018 Max Perutz Science Writing Award shortlist announced

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

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Cutting-edge microscope revealed at opening of new £5m structural biology centre

The MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR) opened an innovative new structural biology centre today, home to a cutting-edge JEOL CryoARM 300, the first cryo-electron microscope of this model in the United Kingdom.

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Study of one million people leads to major advance in blood pressure genetics

Over 500 new gene regions that influence people's blood pressure have been discovered in the largest global genetic study of blood pressure to date. The research was co-funded by the MRC.

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