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From our involvement in the Human Genome Project, to our efforts to understand the genetic basis of disease, we have been involved in some of the most important discoveries of the 20th and 21st Centuries.

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Analysis of horse pathogen sheds light on persistent infections

Analysis of horse pathogen sheds light on persistent infections31.07.15: Bacteria that lost diversity around WWI provides insight into HIV and TB

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Major European study reveals role of genes in disease

Major European study reveals role of genes in disease30.07.15: EUMODIC consortium studies functions of over 300 mouse genes

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Host-targeted antibodies effective against malaria

Host-targeted antibodies effective against malaria20.07.15: Treatment that disables blood cell protein wipes out infection in three days

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IBD genetically similar in Europeans and non-Europeans

IBD genetically similar in Europeans and non-Europeans20.07.15: Trans-ethnic study newly links 38 regions of the genome with risk of IBD

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Scientists create mini liver segments for drug discovery

Scientists create mini liver segments for drug discovery13.07.15: Cystic fibrosis treatment tested on lab-grown bile ducts

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New antimalarial compound discovered

New antimalarial compound discovered02.07.15: Promising lead kills parasites in both humans and mosquitoes

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