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A celebration for the opening of the Institute of Developmental & Regenerative Medicine (IDRM) led by Paul Riley took place on Tuesday 12 July 2022, attended by many DPAG members who have recently relocated to this fantastic new Institute.

© Cyrus Mower Photography

The opening event took place in the IMS-Tetsuya Nakamura Building, which was supported by a very generous donation from Dr Tetsuya Nakamura, Chief Director of Itabashi Medical System Group (IMS-Group), and substantial fundraising from the British Heart Foundation. 

More than 120 distinguished guests attended the opening, including the Chancellor of the University of Oxford, Lord Patten of Barnes, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Louise Richardson DBE, Dr Tetsuya Nakamura, BHF Chief Executive, Dr Charmaine Griffiths, and BHF Medical Director, Professor Sir Nilesh Samani.

Read the full story on the IDRM website.

Following the event, Professor Paul Riley, Director of the IDRM discussed how better-designed research buildings can help scientists break out of their silos.

Read "Bringing scientists back together" on the University of Oxford website.

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