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Winners announced for £2m programme to commercialise life sciences discoveries

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A cure for pancreatic cancer, virtual reality rehabilitation, data-driven robotic surgery, and futuristic wound-healing technology are just four of the 16 projects selected for MedCity’s ‘Collaborate to Innovate’ programme.

Embrace exhibition to help raise funds for new UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation

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Installation, suspended from the ceiling

Embrace, a new exhibition opened this week at the Saatchi Gallery. The show, by Aisha Cahn, a contemporary British artist, is inspired by the science of cells, and the narrative of her mother's experience with cancer. Despite cancer eventually taking her life, the way in which she and Aisha approached the terminal prognosis together, was one of positivity, achieved through advanced medical treatment, faith and spirituality.

MRI scans can help spot HIV in the brain

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MRI scanner

Scientists at UCL have developed a way to use MRI scans to help identify when HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment.

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