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Otitis media discoveries at MRC Harwell

Researchers at the MRC Harwell Institute and other institutions have conducted research into the genes associated with chronic otitis media...

Deafness due to mismatched connections

 Loss of a functional Neuroplastin gene in mice has been found to result in problems pairing hair cells with neurons in the inner ear,...

Two IMPC papers published in Nature Genetics and Nature Communications

Two major papers from the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium have been published today in Nature Genetics and Nature Communications....

PhD Opportunities in 2018

There are four vacancies available at the MRC Harwell Institute for 4 year MRC funded PhD/DPhil Studentships starting in October 2017. The...

Royal Society hosts tribute to Mary Lyon

In tribute to the eminent geneticist Mary Lyon and her role in developing the theory of X chromosome inactivation, a process implicated in...

Age-related disease genes discovered

In the first ever study of its size, scientists at the MRC Harwell Institute, led by Paul Potter, have conducted a large-scale genetic screen...

Diabetes gene mechanism discovered

Dr Roger Cox and colleagues at MRC Harwell have uncovered a new mechanism for how the diabetes gene SOX4 may be working, revealing a...

MRC Festival 2016

As part of the MRC’s inaugural Festival of Medical Research, both of our units at MRC Harwell opened their doors to the general public on...

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