Science for Health
31 July 2009
NIMR scientists have provided a mechanism for how interleukin 10 expression is induced, amplified and regulated. The research is published in Immunity.
27 July 2009
NIMR scientists have developed a mouse genetic model that implicates the cardiac transcription factor Tbx2 in regulating early growth of the vertebrate heart.
23 July 2009
NIMR scientists have demonstrated that Mycobacterium tuberculosis expresses sRNA molecules. The research is published online in Molecular Microbiology.
16 July 2009
Alan Hay, Director of the World Influenza Centre at NIMR, has commented on the pattern of the influenza outbreak in Britain. His comments are reported in the Guardian newspaper.
13 July 2009
NIMR scientists have have shown that Lunatic Fringe, a modulator of the Notch receptor, contributes to the process that maintains progenitor cells in the developing nervous system.
09 July 2009
NIMR's Robin Lovell-Badge, in collaboration with colleagues from the Hinxton Group, has reviewed the ethical and policy challenges posed by pluripotent stem cell-derived gamete research.
07 July 2009
NIMR scientists, in collaboration with colleagues from the University of Toronto, Canada, have shown that the kinesin protein Kif7 is a critical regulator of Hedgehog signaling in vertebrates.
02 July 2009
NIMR scientists have identified a new component in the genetic cascade that makes an important class of neurons in the brain.
24 June 2009
An analysis of European publications in parasitology has placed NIMR's Tony Holder in the list of top 20 cited authors from 1996-2007.
26 May 2009
NIMR scientists, in collaboration with groups in Italy, Switzerland and the US, have identified a mechanism that regulates the biogenesis of a cohort of miRNAs important for cell proliferation and differentiation. The research is published online in Nature.
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