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UCLPartners designated as an Academic Health Science Centre

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UCLP logo (original)

The Department of Health has today designated UCLPartners to continue as an Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) for the next five years, from April 2014. UCLPartners has held the coveted AHSC title since 2009, creating an environment for clinicians and academics working in some of the UK’s leading hospitals and universities to collaborate to deliver world class clinical and academic outcomes. 

Different gene expression in male and female brains helps explain differences in brain disorders

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Brain scan

UCL scientists have shown that there are widespread differences in how genes, the basic building blocks of the human body, are expressed in men and women’s brains.

UCL top in research council income

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UCL researchers and those who support their grant applications to research councils are to be congratulated, writes Professor David Price, UCL Vice-Provost (Research).

New £20m centre pioneers first-in-human trials for neurodegenerative diseases

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LWENC (web)

A specialist £20 million research centre, funded by the Wolfson Foundation and dedicated to carrying out first-in-human studies, opens in London today. Researchers at the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC) will investigate exciting new therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

New UCL Centre for study of Decision-Making Uncertainty announced

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NYC Event

UCL is to establish a new Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty with an initial $250,000 grant from the Institute for New Economic Thinking.

Tribute to Professor Hugh Gurling

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Professor Hugh Gurling

Professor Hugh Gurling, who was Professor of Psychiatric Genetics in the Mental Health Sciences Unit at UCL, died suddenly on 2 November 2013. Here, Professor Michael King and Dr Andy McQuillin pay tribute on behalf of UCL Mental Health Sciences.

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