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First targeted treatment success for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

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Trial participants Tom and Jack

A team led by scientists at UCL, funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and AVI BioPharma, have made an important breakthrough in the development of a treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).

Sainsbury Wellcome Centre granted planning permission

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Professor John O' Keefe

Plans to build a new research centre at UCL have been approved by London Borough of Camden, subject to referral to the Mayor.

New children's policy research unit established

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Professor Terence Stephenson

The UCL Institute of Child Health and partners have secured a five year, £4.6m grant from the Department of Health Policy Research Programme, to lead a new Policy Research Unit in the Health of Children, Young People and Families (abbreviated to CPRU). The Unit was formally launched on Wednesday 20 July at the UCL Institute of Child Health. 

UCL at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

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Solar flare 2006

This year more scientists from UCL than ever are taking part in the Royal Society’s Summer Science exhibition, which showcases the most exciting cutting-edge science and technology research from around the country.

UCL technology used in windpipe transplant

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Professor Seifalian and Claire Crowley

A UCL scientist and his team designed and built the synthetic windpipe ‘scaffold’ used in an operation in Sweden announced by the Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet today.

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