The IMPC blog showcases the latest happenings at the IMPC and beyond: publications by the IMPC consortium, IMPC presence at conferences, interviews to scientists, and more.
Rare Disease Day 2021
Jump to: What is Rare Disease?Why are Mice Important?Who We Are and What We DoHow Has The IMPC Contributed to…
Published: 27 Feb 2021
Researchers Investigate the Cause of Fam151b-related Retinal Degeneration
Researchers at the MRC Human Genetics Unit (Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh) collaborated with the Mary…
Published: 12 Oct 2020
Steroid Biosynthesis Pathway Could Be Targeted to Reactivate Anti-tumour Immunity
Guest blog post by Bidesh Mahata. Bidesh Mahata is a newly recruited group leader in the Division of Immunology, Department…
Published: 17 Jul 2020
Gene Found for BCAA Clearance in Brown Fat Protects Against Obesity & Diabetes
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are amino acids that have a central carbon atom with a branch of three or more other carbon atoms (otherwise known as aliphatic side chains.) BCAAs include valine...
Published: 25 Jun 2020
Researchers Study Biomarker Patterns to Define the Start of Ageing
Scientists worldwide are still attempting to define ageing and mortality through research. Debate on ageing continues to vary widely and…
Published: 19 May 2020