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Cambridge Institute for Medical Research

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Our strategy

We aim to create an inspiring environment in which outstanding scientists can excel. By providing state-of-the-art core facilities and support for our researchers, we foster new collaborations that spark discoveries about fundamental cellular processes and their relevance in disease.

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Cambridge Science Festival

The Cambridge Science Festival 2016 is just six weeks away. Join our researchers to learn about how cells become specialized for particular roles and how this goes wrong in disease (events at the Guildhall, March 12-13, and the biomedical campus, March 20).

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Research advances

In Nature Communications, Rubinsztein and colleagues reveal that selective autophagy-mediated degradation of the Notch receptor in stem cells is important for normal differentiation. When autophagy is reduced, normal development of the mouse brain and gut is delayed.

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PI recruitment

The CIMR is seeking to recruit exceptional early career researchers. We are particularly keen to hear from candidates whose research expertise complements that of CIMR investigators Please apply by February 29th 2016.

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Research Horizons

A new Feature article highlights how a potential anticoagulant arose from the collaboration between Jim Huntington and clinician Trevor Baglin at Addenbrooke's Hospital.

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Cambridge Enterprise video

Jim Huntington opens a new video highlighting the aims and advances of Cambridge Enterprise, the commercialization arm of Cambridge University.

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Biochemical Society poster prize

Congratulations to Guy Pearson (Reid lab), winner of the best poster prize at the Biochemical Society meeting: Organelle Crosstalk in Membrane Dynamics and Cell Signalling.

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A unique partnership between basic and clinical research, aiming to understand the cellular basis of disease

New publications

Rubinsztein lab (Nature Comm. 2016)

Autophagy control in stem cells.


Ron lab (eLife 2016)

AMPylation of BiP ER chaperone.


Warren lab (PloS Genet. 2015)

A zebrafish model for ribosomopathies.


Griffiths lab (Curr. Biol. 2015)

Centrosome docking control at the immune synapse.


Buss lab (PloS Path. 2015)

Myosin VI in Salmonella autophagy.


Ron lab (J. Cell Biol. 2015)

A lumenal source of ER hydrogen peroxide.


Lehner lab (Nature Comm. 2015)

Non-proteolytic ubiquitin role in mRNA deadenylation.


Ron lab (eLife 2015)

Control of BiP activity by oligomerization.