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New UCL Institute of Health Equity aims to narrow health gap

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New UCL Institute of Health Equity aims to narrow health gap

UCL has moved closer to reducing health inequality present in the UK after the launch of the new UCL Institute of Health Equity by Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) and Health Secretary Andrew Lansley.

UCL to boost availability of new medicines

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UCL main quad

UCL has announced details of a new EPSRC Centre which will boost innovation in the manufacture of new medicines, improving cost-effectiveness and making the drugs more widely available. The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Emergent Macromolecular Therapies is being funded by a £4.9m grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), with a further £3.9m investment (cash & in-kind) provided by over 25 founding industry partners.

Launch of collaborative infection research institute

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Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research

The Bloomsbury Institute for Pathogen Research (BiPR), a joint venture between UCL and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), was launched this week.

UCL Professor wins trio of prizes for TB work

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Professor Zumla

Professor Alimuddin Zumla (UCL Infection & Immunity) has recently received three international prizes for his work combating tuberculosis (TB), a disease that still causes three deaths every minute

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