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Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

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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 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 resulting from placentally-related complications of pregnancy that remain a major cause of maternal and infant mortality worldwide.

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Cambridge Advanced Imaging Centre

The CAIC is a visionary initiative to promote multidisciplinary working across the University on the application of advanced imaging technology to biology.

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Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri awarded Lister Prize Fellowship

Jun 20, 2018

The Lister Institute provides research funding to outstanding early career scientists whose work shows excellent potential to make an impact in the field of biomedical sciences

Five members of Dino Giussani's group awarded prizes at international meeting

May 30, 2018

Postdocs, PhDs and undergraduate members of Dino's group receive awards at the Society for Reproductive Investigation 65th Annual International Meeting

Prof Ewa Paluch awarded EMBO membership

May 14, 2018

PDN's Director of Research among 62 newly selected member of European research organization

Wolfram Schultz awarded The 2018 Gruber Neuroscience Prize

May 10, 2018

The PDN neuroscientist received the joint award for his work on the structure, organization and functions of the basal ganglia

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