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Professor Douglas R Higgs has been announced as the new Director of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) at the University of Oxford, following the retirement of eminent immunologist Professor Sir Andrew McMichael.

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Prof Doug Higgs

Professor Douglas R Higgs has been announced as the new Director of the Medical Research Council (MRC) Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (WIMM) at the University of Oxford, following the retirement of eminent immunologist Professor Sir Andrew McMichael.

Professor Higgs, who will continue his role as Director of the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit and Professor of Molecular Haematology at the University of Oxford, takes up his new role on October 1st 2012.

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