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Researchers in the department have discovered that specific mutations in the protein associated with Parkinson’s disease can make a dramatic difference to how the protein aggregates and therefore might alter how the condition develops.

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Applications are now open for the eighth round of the Returning Carers Scheme.

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On 6 September, scientists from Discovery Sciences, AstraZeneca will visit the Department of Chemistry to give a course on Mechanistic Enzymology.  

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The Department of Chemistry is pleased to announce two Senior Academic promotions.

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Researchers in the Department of Chemistry have identified a gene signature in healthy brains that echoes the pattern in which Alzheimer's disease spreads through the brain much later in life.  

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Applications are now open for the Blavatnik Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme, which enables Israeli scientists of outstanding ability to pursue research in Cambridge, including the Department of Chemistry.

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