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Macrophages, a major type of immune cell. Credit: Christina Stankey.

Researchers have discovered a new biological pathway that is a principal driver of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and related conditions, and which … More...

The researchers have classified four different subtypes of environments found around lung tumours.

Researchers from the Crick and UCL, have shown that examining the immune cells in the environment around a tumour could help predict how a person’s ca… More...

A roundup of the Crick's published and preprint papers for the last month. More...

IMAGERY OF A HEPATITIS B VIRUS. CREDIT: NIAID.

Sunday 7 April marks World Health Day, To mark this, we spoke to researchers from the HBV Elimination Laboratory about why research needs to take plac… More...

Scientists at the Crick have found a new treatment target for CDKL5 deficiency disorder (CDD), one of the most common types of genetic epilepsy. More...

Left: embryonic mouse heart with defects. Right: heart with Dyrk1a restored to normal levels

Researchers at the Crick and UCL have identified a gene that causes heart defects in Down syndrome, a condition that results from an additional copy o… More...

The medieval cemetery where an individual with Klinefelter syndrome was found (Oxford Archaeology)

Crick researchers, working with University of Oxford, University of York and Oxford Archaeology, have developed a new technique to measure the number … More...

A type of immune cell can help predict which patients may benefit most from cancer immunotherapies researchers from the Crick, King’s College London a… More...

Researchers at the Crick & UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology have shown that an increase in a type of tau protein in the brain drives degenerati… More...

Researchers have shown that changes can be detected in blood tests up to eight years before a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease and up to three years befor… More...

Researchers at the Crick and the Université Cote d’Azur, together with other labs in France and Switzerland, have identified a gene which is an early … More...

Credit: Martin Krzywinski (Canada’s Michael Smith Genome Sciences Center).

Researchers from the Molodtsov and Uhlmann labs reveal how a family of ring-shaped protein complexes covert DNA into iconic x-shaped chromosomes and h… More...

Example of a Galanin neuron from a pregnant female brain.

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have shown that pregnancy hormones 'rewire' the brain to prepare mice for motherhood. More...

Brain scans of a patient with Sturge-Weber syndrome showing loss of tissue and vessel abnormalities

A research team at the Crick, Great Ormond Street Hospital and UCL have identified new potential treatments to prevent brain deterioration in children… More...

A whole tissue section of a human thymus after birth

These cells represent a potential new target to understand immune diseases and cancer and how to boost the immune system. More...

Crick researchers have shown that variants of SARS-CoV-2 can affect the blood-brain barrier and damage brain cells in different ways, giving clues as … More...

The mechanism described by the researchers. Credit: Hrvoje Misetic, Genome Medicine.

Crick and KCL researchers have revealed the complex interactions between cancer and the immune cells that surround a tumour, with the potential to inf… More...

In a new paper published in Nature, Crick researchers have outlined the structure and function of a protein complex which is required to repair damage… More...

Professor Samra Turajlic who led the research form the Francis Crick Institute

Scientists and clinicians at the Crick, UCL and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust have found out how some skin cancers stop responding to treatme… More...

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