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IMPC article in 'International Innovation'

An interview with the chair of the IMPC, Professor Steve Brown, has been published in the science International Innovation, a magazine which...

New ALS mouse model discovered

Dr Acevedo-Arozena led research on a mouse with the same mutation as a familial form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which may provide new...

Down’s syndrome sleep disturbances in mice

Disrupted sleep patterns are a common feature of Down’s syndrome. New research by Pat Nolan’s group shows this is shared by Tc1 mice,...

MRC Mouse Network Meeting 2015

Our annual MRC Mouse Network Meeting was held at The Westminster Conference Centre in London on the 23 January 2015. Members who could not...

New PhD studentships available

We are now open for applications to our 2015 PhD programme, closing date Friday 20th February. Find out more about the PhD projects we are...

‘Social jetlag’ linked to obesity-related disease

New research by Mike Parsons and Pat Nolan has found a link between 'social jetlag', where your internal body clock is out of sync...

Mary Lyon, discoverer of X inactivation, dies

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Mary Lyon on Christmas Day. Her legacy will be recognised through the Mary Lyon...

A combined approach to hearing loss research

So far, genetic research into age-related hearing loss in patients has yielded little insight. A reciprocal approach, combining patient data...

Sleep in old age mimicked in mice

Old age affects our circadian clocks, disturbing our sleep at night and increasing how often we nap during the day. Investigating these...

Cilia growth regulator essential for lung development

MRC Harwell researchers have shown how stumpy cilia in mice can prevent proper lung development. This could have important implications for...

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