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Read more at: Inspiring Scientists at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (ISAC)

Inspiring Scientists at the Cambridge Institute for Medical Research (ISAC)

24 February 2022

Last week we were pleased to host our first ever ISAC programme in partnership with St Catharine’s College. Twelve students from Cambridgeshire 6th Form state schools took part in interactive seminars and research projects over three days at the CIMR. The final day was spent at St Catharine’s College, where the ISAC...

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Read more at: A new home for some old equipment to inspire future researchers

A new home for some old equipment to inspire future researchers

7 February 2022

CIMR’s Head of Flow Cytometry, Dr Reiner Schulte recently visited Moulton School and Science College in Northampton to donate and demonstrate an old CIMR flow cytometer in the school lab. The initiative was supported by a Royal Society Partnership Grant, a scheme to fund investigative STEM projects at schools in...

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Read more at: Recognition for highly-cited CIMR researcher

Recognition for highly-cited CIMR researcher

18 November 2021

Professor David Rubinsztein FRS has been highlighted by Clarivate as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher’ in 2021. This is due to his highly-cited papers which rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Clarivate’s Web of Science database.

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Read more at: Postdoc Appreciation Week 2021

Postdoc Appreciation Week 2021

20 September 2021

With over 70 postdocs at CIMR, we support Postdoc Appreciation Week (September 20th – 24th) and want to acknowledge the great work postdocs do as part of the bedrock of the global science effort – and especially given all the disruption being caused by the pandemic.

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Read more at: CIMR involvement in a new widening participation initiative for students

CIMR involvement in a new widening participation initiative for students

16 July 2021

Experience Postgrad Life Sciences is a residential summer internship programme at Cambridge for undergraduate students of biological / biomedical science subjects who may not otherwise be able to gain experience of postgraduate research. This is part of a wider move at the University encourage more students from...

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Read more at: A new rare disease network

A new rare disease network

30 June 2021

Professor Stefan Marciniak is a research group leader at CIMR and an honorary consultant respiratory physician at both Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Papworth. He will co-lead the UK’s first Familial Pneumothorax Rare Disease Collaborative Network, together with Professor Kevin Blyth (Queen...

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Read more at: CIMR researcher to lead a new research consortium tackling chronic pain

CIMR researcher to lead a new research consortium tackling chronic pain

1 June 2021

Four multidisciplinary research consortia have recently been funded by UKRI, Versus Arthritis and Eli Lily to investigate chronic pain. The ADVANTAGE Consortium is led by CIMR’s Prof. Geoff Woods and includes other Cambridge colleagues and co-investigators from London and Edinburgh. The research will focus on extremes of...

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Read more at: CIMR researchers featuring at the 2021 Cambridge Festival

CIMR researchers featuring at the 2021 Cambridge Festival

16 March 2021

The new and online Cambridge Festival will take place from 26 th March to 4 th April 2021. CIMR research will be represented at two Festival events; advance booking will be essential for both: 2 - 3 pm, March 27 th : Prof. Stefan Marciniak will present ‘ The grander view: How modern microscopy illuminates a rare disease...

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Read more at: CIMR researcher and COVID19 expert featured in the media

CIMR researcher and COVID19 expert featured in the media

9 March 2021

CIMR's Dr Mike Weekes is also an honororary consultant in infectious diseases at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH). Dr Weekes has led COVID19 screening work to control the spread of the virus and to understand the impact of vaccination programmes on the pandemic. His most recent study showed the...

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Read more at: CIMR spin out company ApcinteX reports its first trial results in haemophilia

CIMR spin out company ApcinteX reports its first trial results in haemophilia

9 February 2021

Both ApcinteX and the company’s lead development drug SerpinPC, resulted from a collaboration between CIMR’s Prof. Jim Huntington and haematologist Dr Trevor Baglin (formerly of Cambridge University Hospitals). The results from AP-0101, the first human trial of SerpinPC were presented today at the 14th Annual Congress of...

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