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Scientific 'dream team' shed light on motor neuron death

We caught up with the scientists involved in a new collaborative study to find out how working together helped them uncover the earliest events in motor neuron disease.
25 May 2018

How a TB expert found a potential cause of Parkinson’s disease

Max Gutierrez tells us what it’s like to be a TB researcher pushing the boundaries of Parkinson’s research.
25 May 2018

Link between tuberculosis and Parkinson’s disease discovered

The mechanism our immune cells use to clear bacterial infections like tuberculosis (TB) might also be implicated in Parkinson’s disease, according to a new collaborative study.
22 May 2018

New lab study reveals how breast cancer drug can accelerate cancer cell growth

The breast cancer drug lapatinib which is designed to shrink tumours can sometimes cause them to grow in the lab.
01 May 2018

Working together to unravel the immune system’s secrets

As Associate Research Director, Professor Anne O'Garra helps to promote the Crick's collaborative vision, encouraging scientists from different disciplines to work together. But when it comes to her own research, does she practice what she preaches? We examine the story behind her latest publication in Nature Immunology.
17 April 2018