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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

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Teaching

The Department has an extensive teaching programme for medical, veterinary and science undergraduates. We offer excellent opportunities and facilities for training in research, leading to the degree of PhD, or MPhil in the Biological Sciences.

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Research

Research in PDN is primarily in four major areas: Cellular and Systems Physiology, Developmental and Reproductive Biology, Neuroscience and Form and Function.

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Centre for Trophoblast Research

The aim of the centre is to alleviate suffering from placental related complications of pregnancy.

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Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre

CAIC is a visionary initiative to promote multidisciplinary work on the application of advanced imaging technology to biology.

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New Academic promotions for PDN members

Jun 16, 2017

The General Board on Senior Academic Promotions has new established positions for three PDN members.

Human reproduction likely to be more efficient than previously thought

Jun 13, 2017

How difficult is it to conceive? According to a widely-held view, fewer than one in three embryos make it to term, but a new study from Gavin Jarvis suggests that human embryos are not as susceptible to dying in the first weeks after fertilisation as often claimed.

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