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Major global study reveals new hypertension and blood pressure genes

13 September 2016 | By Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Content Producer

The discoveries include DNA changes in three rare genes that have much larger effects on blood pressure in the population than previously seen, providing new insights into the physiology of hypertension and suggesting new targets for treatment...

Wanted: Zika virus researchers

10 February 2016 | By Victoria White, European Pharmaceutical Review

The MRC has launched a £1m rapid response funding initiative to better understand the nature of the risk posed by the Zika virus. Find out about this initiative and NIH's call for research here...

UCB secures multi-million pound funding boost from UK Government

30 March 2015 | By

UCB has announced that its joint bid with five other UK-based organisations has been selected as a recipient of the Government’s 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI), which will result in a £6.2 million grant to support the development of novel biologic treatments.

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