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Experimental drugs for patients could be available from March after Government backs Saatchi Bill

Professor Michael Baum (UCL Department of General Surgery) comments on the Medical Innovation Bill, which if passed would make it easier for doctors to use experimental drugs on dying patients. Read: Telegraph More...

Published: Oct 20, 2014 11:19:40 AM

World's first space detective agency launched

Professor Ray Harris (UCL Geography) and Professor Ray Purdy (UCL Laws) have launched Air & Space Evidence Ltd of London, the world's first space detective agency. Read: New Scientist, More: Daily Mail, Independent, Huffington Post

Published: Oct 20, 2014 10:56:00 AM

Manipulating metabolism

Dr Nazif Alic (UCL Biosciences) examines if tweaking some of the genes involved in metabolic signalling could help to prolong healthy lifespan and if it could help us live forever. Listen: Naked Scientists More...

Published: Oct 17, 2014 4:43:37 PM

Killer in the brain could help treat Parkinson's

A team led by Dr Soledad Galli (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) has found that the death of synapses in mice may be due to malfunctioning proteins called Wnt proteins, a discovery which could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease. Read: New Scientist

Published: Oct 17, 2014 3:59:52 PM