The high-throughput screening (HTS) facility at the Francis Crick Institute in the UK provides a core service for Crick research groups. It enables scientists to use large-scale, unbiased screening technologies and approaches as part of their research. Nikki Withers spoke to the Science Technology Platform Head, Michael Howell, to hear…
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More research into tuberculosis is now possible with the development of an optimisied mouse model that exhibits the same blood immune response to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection as humans.
Scientists using a new motor neuron disease (MND) model have shown astrocytes may protect neurons from toxic TDP-43 protein aggregates in the early stages of disease.
Scientists have found that when two specific genes are deleted in benign tumour tissue in the intestines, it more rapidly develops into a tumour that is more likely to become cancerous.
1 October 2015 | By Victoria White
If further studies show this route can benefit patients, it could help crack one of the toughest challenges in cancer research – how to stop tumours spreading...
14 July 2015 | By Victoria White
The Francis Crick Institute and GSK are to partner up to explore new avenues of medical research and drug discovery across a broad range of diseases...