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Prize successes for Unit researchers at the BTS Congress

20 April 2023

Researchers from the MRC Toxicology Unit had a successful time at the BTS Annual Congress this week in Birmingham sharing their fascinating research. Congratulations to our prize winners: David O’Louglin who won the Best BTS Annual Congress Oral Presentation. Tiago Marques Pedro who won the Best UKAAT Poster Presentation...

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Supporting postdocs transition to independent research leaders

19 October 2022

As part of our focus on driving a culture of positive research leadership, the Unit has awarded two fellowships to postdocs at the Unit. The Transition to Independence (TTI) Fellowships will support senior postdoctoral researchers to forge their own independent group in an area of toxicology-relevant biomedical research...

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Niall holding his BTS prize certificate

Niall Buckley Wins The Oxford University Press Prize for Oral Communication at the BTS Congress 2022

6 April 2022

Scientists from the MRC Toxicology Unit had a successful time at the BTS annual congress in Newcastle sharing their exciting research. Kiran Patil stimulated some interesting discussion with his talk on ‘What Drugs do to our Bugs’ and Alex Fulton’s poster on ‘Exploring the Safety of Antisense Oligonucleotides’ was well...

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Cryo-EM structural analysis reveals Caspase-8 catalytic domain architecture for co-ordinated control of cell fate

17 February 2021

Marion MacFarlane, MRC Investigator and Deputy Director at the MRC Toxicology Unit is the senior author of a new study published in Nature Communications which reveals how ‘Cryo-EM structural analysis of FADD:Caspase-8 complexes defines the catalytic dimer architecture for co-ordinated control of cell fate’. “The core FADD...

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