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UCL News review 2011

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UCL quad

The past year at UCL has seen a landmark larynx transplant, a lecture from Noam Chomsky, simulated missions to Mars and a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, among many other groundbreaking developments. UCL Communications has created the digital review of the year below: click on the images to discover more.

Wolfson Foundation awards £20million to UCL for experimental neurology centre

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National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery

A new centre dedicated to the understanding and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases will be established at UCL following the award of a £20million grant from the Wolfson Foundation, it was announced today.

UCL Research Strategy published

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The 2011 UCL Research Strategy calls for a transformation of the understanding of the role of our comprehensive research-intensive university in the 21st century.

Mitochondria and the great gender divide

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Eukaryotic cells

Why are there two sexes? It’s a question that has long perplexed generations of scientists, but researchers from UCL have come up with a radical new answer: mitochondria.

Personalised treatment for Crohn’s Disease a step closer following gene mapping

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High magnification micrograph of Crohn's disease (Credit: Wikimedia commons/Nephron)

Three new locations for Crohn’s Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach.

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