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MRC Festival of Medical Research – Patient Open Day

Posted: 05.05.17

On Friday 23rd June, as part of the annual MRC Festival of Medical Research, the MRC Harwell Institute  will host a Patient Open Day.  Patients, their families and representatives who are interested in  finding out more about primary scientific research, the relationship between genes and disease, and how mice are used in medical research are invited to attend.


Full poster available here

The event will include an interactive tour of the working scientific laboratories, a chance to visit Harwell’s world class animal facility – the Mary Lyon Centre, and a first-hand opportunity to talk to scientists about their research.

The event is free to attend. There is a morning and afternoon session to choose from. Places are limited, if you are interested or would like more information please email: . More information can also be found at:

Please note this open day is not disease or condition specific, and the hosts will not be able to offer clinical advice.