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Read more at: Janet Deane wins teaching award

Janet Deane wins teaching award

20 June 2024

We're delighted to announce that Janet Deane has been awarded the Inclusive Practise award at the Student-Led Teaching Awards (run by the Cambridge Students' Union). Nominated and selected by students, this award recognises staff who are exceptional or impressively proactive in ensuring that their work is inclusive of all...


Read more at: CIMR PI to co-lead The National Translational Centre for Rare Respiratory Diseases

CIMR PI to co-lead The National Translational Centre for Rare Respiratory Diseases

29 April 2024

The medical research charity LifeArc has announced the launch of four new Translational Centres for rare diseases. One of these, The National Translational Centre for Rare Respiratory Diseases, will be co-led by CIMR PI Prof Stefan Marciniak , with Dr Jennifer Dickens also contributing her expertise. jenny_dickens.png...


Read more at: Prof David Rubinsztein receives American Academy of Neurology Movement Disorders Research Award

Prof David Rubinsztein receives American Academy of Neurology Movement Disorders Research Award

22 April 2024

CIMR are delighted that Prof David Rubinsztein has been awarded the 2024 Movement Disorders Research Award by the American Academy of Neurology. This award recognizes an individual for outstanding work in the field of Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders. Prof Rubinsztein was announced as this year’s recipient...


Read more at: Dr Jennifer Dickens awarded Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis Mike Bray Fellowship

Dr Jennifer Dickens awarded Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis Mike Bray Fellowship

11 April 2024

Lung conditions are the third biggest killer in the UK, but receive relatively small amounts of research funding. Less than 2% of public medical research funding goes to respiratory disease research. Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis (APF) are the leading charity committed to putting a stop to a group of lung scarring...


Read more at: CIMR at Cambridge Festival

CIMR at Cambridge Festival

18 March 2024

We had a great time taking part in the Big Biomedical Campus Day as part of the Cambridge Festival on Saturday 16th March. Researchers from CIMR spent the day at Cambridge Academy of Science & Technology along with lots of other departments and organisations from the School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke's Hospital...


Read more at: ISAC/M student programme 2024

ISAC/M student programme 2024

27 February 2024

We had a great time last week welcoming a group of sixth form students to CIMR and MBU . The students came from schools in and around Cambridgeshire and gave up their half term holiday to spend the week with us on the Inspiring Scientists at CIMR/MBU (ISAC/M) programme. This widening participation scheme is designed for...


Read more at: Congratulations to new PI Dr Janin Lautenschläger

Congratulations to new PI Dr Janin Lautenschläger

19 December 2023

We are delighted that, following a newly-established process for candidates who have been at CIMR for some time and obtain independent funding, Dr Janin Lautenschläger has been formally approved by the Institute Management Committee as a full Principal Investigator at CIMR. Janin originally joined the Institute in 2018 as...


Read more at: Highly Cited Researcher Award

Highly Cited Researcher Award

23 November 2023

Prof David Rubinsztein has been named as a highly cited researcher by Clarivate™. Each year, they identify the small fraction of the global research scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant and broad influence in their field(s) of research. This select group contribute disproportionately to...


Read more at: CIMR welcomes two new Principal Investigators

CIMR welcomes two new Principal Investigators

16 November 2023

CIMR is delighted to welcome two new PIs to the Institute, Dr Melissa Gammons and Dr Jonathon Nixon-Abell, both of whom have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Career Development Awards. Dr Nixon-Abell 's work is focussed on identifying the cellular machinery and mechanisms responsible for orchestrating communication...


Read more at: Optimising a vaccine for Plasmodium vivax malaria

Optimising a vaccine for Plasmodium vivax malaria

24 October 2023

The Rayner lab are part of a new international consortium, OptiViVax, working to develop an effective vaccine against Plasmodium vivax parasites. P. vivax is one of the principal causes of malaria and is found around the globe, with around 2.5 billion people in Africa, South America, Oceania and Asia living at risk of...