Science for Health
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.
19 May 2009
NIMR scientists have revealed an unexpected role for the cytokine interleukin 7, a T lymphocyte survival factor, in facilitating cell-cell interactions in the immune system.
19 May 2009
NIMR scientists have located mutations in genes which are important for the formation of vertebrate embryos, by inducing development from unfertilized eggs in frog spawn. The research is described in Developmental Dynamics.
15 May 2009
NIMR scientist, Dimitris Kioussis, has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society.
11 May 2009
Scientists at NIMR have been collaborating with scientists in Israel, Portugal and the UK in the past week to gain a better understanding of the genetic characteristics of the swine-like human influenza A(H1N1) viruses responsible for outbreaks in Europe.
02 May 2009
Dr Alan Hay, Director of the WHO World Collaborating Centre on Influenza at NIMR, and Dr John McCauley, from NIMR's Division of Virology, gave a press conference at NIMR on 1st May 2009.
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