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Medical Research Council UK (MRC)

Organization funding medical research in the UK.

The MRC, part of UK Research and Innovation, is a publicly funded organisation dedicated to improving human health through world-class medical research. We support research across the entire spectrum of medical sciences, in universities and hospitals, in our own units and institutes in the UK, and in our units in Africa.

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People at Medical Research Council UK (MRC)

Robin Buckle

Chief Science Officer at Medical Research Council

Ivan Pavlov

Population and Systems Medicine Board Secretary and Lead on Multimorbidity at Medical Research Council.

Medical Research Council UK (MRC) News

Fewer mistakes in protein synthesis extends lifespan in simple microbes - 14-Sep-2021

Interestingly, rapamycin (and other drugs) also improves accuracy of protein production


Experts excited by brain wonder-drug

BBC - 20-Apr-2017

Drug may stop all neurodegenerative brain diseases, including dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. ...


Artificial intelligence predicts when heart will fail

BBC - 16-Jan-2017

Software learned to analyse blood tests and scans of beating hearts Studied 256 patients with pu...


Six new major centres for diagnostic test development

PHG Foundation - 30-Jul-2015

Medical Research Council (MRC) and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) ann...