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Thaventhiran lab's publication selected as one of the top ten papers of 2019 by the Journal of Experimental Medicine

19 March 2020

The Thaventhiran lab's paper 'Loss of the interleukin-6 receptor causes immunodeficiency, atopy, and abnormal inflammatory responses' has been selected as one of the Top Ten Papers of 2019 by the Journal of Experimental Medicine (JEM). Brief Definitive Report Interleukin-6 receptor deficiency Sarah Spencer; Sevgi Köstel...

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Ritwick Sawarkar receives Alfred Tissières Young Investigator Award

13 March 2020

The MRC Toxicology Unit would like to congratulate Dr Ritwick Sawarkar who recieved The Alfred Tissières Young Investigator Award 2019. This award was established by The Executive Council of the Cell Stress Society International. Dr Sawarkar received the award for his contribution to the heat shock and cellular stress...

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ESTIV Early Career Award granted to Dr. Timothy Allen

20 January 2020

The MRC Toxicology Unit is pleased to announce that Dr Timothy Allen has been granted the first European Society of Toxicology In Vitro (ESTIV) Early Career Award. More information about the ESTIV Early Career Award can be found here: https://www.estiv.org/estiv-early-career-award-granted-to-dr-timothy-allen/

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Poster Prize - Marco Travaglio

22 May 2019

Marco, a PhD student in the group of Lia Panman, has won a prize for his poster about dopaminergic axon guidance at the DDSSCC meeting held in Crete (13th -15th of May). This prize allows him to attend another course or conference organized by CamBioscience for free.

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Professor Andy Smith gives Barnes Award Lecture at the BTS Annual Congress

29 April 2019

Professor Andy Smith, Head of the Integrative Toxicology Training Partnership (ITTP) at the MRC Toxicology Unit in Leicester, was nominated to deliver the 2019 Barnes Prize Lecture on 16 April at the British Toxicology Society (BTS) Annual Congress in Cambridge. The award was established in memory of Dr John Barnes, a...

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Gerry Melino awarded the Dean’s Award in Medicine & Neuroscience

23 April 2018

Programme lead Gerry Melino was awarded the Dean’s Award in Medicine & Neuroscience at Louisiana State University, New Orleans and gave an award lecture on 20th April.

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