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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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Scientific Reports: tiny Brazilian frogs are deaf to their own calls

Sep 25, 2017

New research by Matt Mason in collaboration with other international scientists shows that two species of small forest frogs are unable to percieve the sound of their own voices

Genome editing reveals role of gene important for human embryo development

Sep 21, 2017

CTR researchers have revealed the role of the OCT4 gene in human embryos in the first few days of development. This is the first time that genome editing has been used to study gene function in human embryos.

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