The Wellcome Trust, in partnershipwith the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is offering opportunities for early-career postdoctoral researchers to carry out interdisciplinary research at MIT.
A study published today in the journal 'Neuron' links the symptoms of psychosis experienced by people with schizophrenia to a faulty 'switch' within the brain.
The Wellcome Trust offers two funding opportunities for exceptional scientists who wish to build their independent careers: Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships, and Career Re-entry Fellowships.
It has been confirmed that the next Wellcome Image Awards exhibition will take place in early 2014: any images submitted to Wellcome Images before 30 September will be considered. Judging will take place in October, and the winners will be announced at an event in March next year.
A comprehensive map of scars left behind on the DNA of cancer cells is helping to reveal the biological processes underlying the genetic mutations that cause disease. The findings could reveal new ways to treat and prevent a wide range of cancers.
The Children's Society's Unexplored Riches in Medical History project has received a second grant of £102,309 from the Wellcome Trust's Research Resources scheme.
Children from low- and middle-income countries who grow taller in height during the first two years of life may do better at school and be healthier adults, whereas those who gain weight rapidly after the age of two are at higher risk of chronic diseases in later life.
The first public exhibition of photographs from 'Deeds Not Words', a multi-layered social documentary project by artist Mark Neville, is now open at the Photographers' Gallery in London.
A new report estimates that disorders of the brain – including dementia, stroke and mental health issues – cost the UK almost £113 billion per year, more than the GDP of New Zealand.
A new study published today shows that children as young as seven who are exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke from their mother have elevated levels of cotinine, a by-product of nicotine, in their blood.
The global burden of the hereditary blood disorder sickle cell anaemia is increasing: it has been estimated that almost half a million babies will be born with the condition in 2050, according to a mathematical modelling study.