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New NFRG poster presented at the International Workshop on Scleroderma Research

Dr Julie Worrell has presented her new abstract and poster entitled Regulation of fibroblast phenotype, functionality and matrix production by the NF-KB subunit c-REL in fibrosis at the International Workshop on Scleroderma Research which was held in Pittsburgh in August 2017

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New NFRG Publication in Nature Communication

A newly published paper with Prof. Derek Mann's participation has been published in Nature Communication. It describes how cell senescence promotes steatosis in the ageing liver

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New Publication in Cell Death & Disease

NFRG members Prof. Derek Mann, Prof. Fiona Oakley and Dr. Caroline Wilson have been collaborating on this new paper which describes functions for the p50 subunit of NF-kB in kidney damage.

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New publication out of cooperation with French company Inventiva

Prof. Derek Mann and Prof. Fiona Oakley have seen the results of an active cooperation with French company Inventiva published in a new paper on a new drug tested for its ability to protect the liver from fibrosis in NAFLD.

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New NFRG Website is Online

All the NFRG team is delighted to announce that our new website is now online. It will give you a complete information about our Research activities, collaborations and let you know better our amazing staff members.

New Review from Prof. Jelena Mann

Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology has published a new Review from Prof. Jelena Mann entitled Epigenetics and Liver Fibrosis.

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Congratulations to Prof. Derek Mann!

Prof. Derek Mann has been elected to the prestigious Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Lee Borthwick and Caroline Wilson raised as Principal Investigators

The whole group sincerely congratulates them for joining our research management team.

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NFRG-GSK Cooperation

Cooperation agreement with international pharmaceutical company GSK extended to support student funding in NFRG.

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NFRG represented in Keystone Symposia - US

Principal Investigator Dr. Jelena Mann talks about Epigenetic regulation on Liver Fibrosis at the Keystone Symposia on Bile Acid Receptors as Signal Integrators in Liver and Metabolism

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