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MRC Pump Priming Awards for preliminary research

MRC Pump Priming Awards for preliminary research using IMPC knockout mice

This is the second and final call for pump-priming awards

Up to £500k is available and they expect to make between 12 to 25 awards.

These will be of 1 to 2 years’ duration and for £20k to £40k in value.

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Weston Brain Institute Funding Call

Weston Brain Institute

Novel Biomarkers 2017:  Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging

Letter of Intent deadline:
10 May 2017, 4:00 pm BST

Proposal deadline:
7 September 2017, 4:00 pm BST

£330k for up to 3 years. To support testing novel biomarkers in clinical samples/data or patients to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

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UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) launched

Six partners including the MRC, the Department of Health and Scotland’s Chief Scientist Office are providing £40-50 million to establish the UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP), a new initiative to support research on non-communicable diseases.

UKPRP will focus on “stimulating multi-disciplinary research collaborations, working with policymakers, providers and professionals,

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CM-Path Biomarker Workshop

The deadline for registrations for the CM-Path Biomarker Workshop until 5pm this Thursday – only a few spaces remain. Please share this opportunity with your networks.

CM-Path Workshop: Current and Future Challenges for Innovative Biomarker Development

Date: 12 April 2017 Location: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street,

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Node Newsletter

Please find below the first Newcastle Molecular Pathology Node Newsletter. In this edition we provide the highlights of the Node’s winter engagement events and update you on Partner activities and any other relevant events and opportunities.

Node Newsletter

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Funding Calls 2017

Please follow the links below to find out about upcoming funding calls from different initiatives.

MRC Confidence in Concept

MRC Confidence in Concept Funding – Guidance Spring 2017



Wellcome Trust



Parkinson’s UK


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TKL & 100k Genomes Project: Genomics in Medicine Training – BOOKING NOW OPEN

There is a significant need for education on genomics amongst healthcare professionals; a basic understanding on the current molecular diagnostics offer is essential prior to the adoption of genomic-based medicine. The Nottingham Molecular Pathology Node (NMPN) and the 100K Genome Project are running a series of training days for consultants to introduce genomic medicine and the 100K Genome Project.

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Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle-Node Industry event

The Node recently took part in the Newcastle University NAHP Industry Month with a day-long event to showcase Node-related work. The title for the event was ‘Molecular Diagnostics at Newcastle’ and it was held on the 2nd March 2017.

The purpose of the event was to bring industry together with the Node research community to identify potential collaboration opportunities around molecular diagnostics and image analysis.

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