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29 April 2016
The Society is delighted to learn that our President, Professor Neil Gow, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. Neil joins a select group of around 1,600 Fellows from the fields of science and engineering.
Neil is a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator and Director of a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award in Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology. His work focuses on the genetics of fungal cell wall synthesis.
28 April 2016
There has been serious concern across the UK research community over recent months that a new anti-lobbying clause for government grants, which was due to be implemented on 1 May, could prevent publicly-funded researchers from advising policy-makers.
29 April 2016
Can parasitic worms treat inflammatory diseases? In 2010, a medical case report was published about a man with inflammatory bowel disease. The man had a serious case of a condition called ulcerative colitis, and was facing the prospect of having a section of his intestine completely removed. But remarkably, the man was able to cure himself [continue reading …]
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