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Inside WIMM (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Oxford)

The people behind the science at the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Oxford.

The MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) at the University of Oxford was founded in 1989 by Sir David Weatherall to foster research in molecular and cell biology, with the aim of improving human health. Through our excellent basic and applied research we have become leaders in translational medicine. Our research has resulted in improved understanding, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of human diseases.

# Episode Title Description People Date
4 Creative Commons The gut and the immune system - Dr Emily Thornton In this final episode of the series, we meet Dr Emily Thornton @emilyethornton from the Human Immunology Unit. Emily Thornton, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
3 Creative Commons How planetary iron shaped life on Earth Two researchers working in very different areas; planetary formation and immunity. At a chance meeting they realised they had a shared interest, iron. Their new cross-disciplinary paper unravels the importance of iron availability in the evolution of life Alexander Hal Drakesmith, Jon Wade, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
2 Dr Kathryn Robson In this episode, we meet Dr Kathryn Robson and discuss her varied career from researching foot and mouth disease to the genetics of PKU, malaria and hemochromatosis. Kathryn Robson, Mona Bassuni, Catherine Seed 31 Jan 2023
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