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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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Harder for T cells to fight cancer in absence of VEGF-A

Nov 13, 2017

New research by Randall Johnson about the role of VEGF-A in helping T-cells in low oxygen environments makes the cover of Cancer Cell

Sheep are able to recognise human faces from photographs

Nov 08, 2017

Sheep can be trained to recognise human faces from photographic portraits – and can even identify the picture of their handler without prior training – according to new research from Jenny Morton's lab

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