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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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Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz awarded international IVI Foundation Award

Apr 21, 2017

Prof Zernicka-Goetz was awarded the IVI Foundation Award for Basic Research in Reproductive Medicine 2017.

Algorithm matches genetic variation to disease symptoms and could improve diagnosis of rare diseases

Apr 21, 2017

A faster and more accurate method of identifying which of an individual’s genes are associated with particular symptoms has been developed by a team of researchers from the UK and Saudi Arabia. This new approach could enable scientists to take advantage of recent developments in genome sequencing to improve diagnosis and potential treatment options.

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