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Baby’s sex affects mother’s metabolism and may influence risk of pregnancy-related complications

Risks of some diseases vary depending whether mother is carrying boy or girl

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Walking and cycling over driving may reduce risk of dying from cardiovascular disease prematurely

MRC Epidemiology Unit and CEDAR have published new research, in journal Heart

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Sanger Institute 2017/18 Highlights

Showcasing key discoveries and future research interests of the Scientific Programmes, each exploring a major area of research with a particular biological, disease or analytic focus.

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Insights into early interactions between Chlamydia and mammalian host cells

Study led by Dr Richard Hayward on how pathogenic bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis enters mammalian host cells published in PLoS Pathogens.

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Genetic studies help to explain the global surge of type 2 diabetes

Finding genetic variants that predispose to diabetes can provide important information on the causes of the chronic disease.

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Teenage boys to be vaccinated against cancer-causing HPV

Boys aged 12 and 13 in England are to be vaccinated against the cancer-causing human papilloma virus (HPV), the government has said.

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Global Health Seminar

The yin-yang of the immune response: keeping the balance to decrease the burden of Chagas heart disease, Monday 24th September 2018

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CID Annual Symposium

Annual Meeting of Minds showcasing infectious diseases research from across the University and sector leading institutes. 16 Nov 2018.

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The 19th Cambridge Immunology Forum – ‘Cancer Immunology’

September 20, 2018. Queen's College, Cambridge. “Cancer-Immunology” from basic science through to clinical application

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More talks

Dr Julian Rayner

Professor Ian Goodfellow