UCL Institute of Neurology
Research and teaching excellence
The Institute of Neurology has a world class reputation for neuroscience. The mission is to translate neuroscience discovery research into treatments for patients with neurological diseases. A number of important research centres are based at the Institute, including the MRC Prion Unit, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Professor Michael Hanna is the Director of the Institute, which is a specialist postgraduate institute of University College London, the top-ranked university in the UK for research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
The Institute is closely associated in its work with the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery. In combination they form a national and international centre at Queen Square for teaching, training and research in neurology and allied clinical and basic neurosciences.
What We Do
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main changes in our brains as we get older are in the brain
cells with a supporting role, called glial cells, British
scientists have found.
Published: Jan 12, 2017 11:19:05 AM
Launch of the PHAGO project to explore a new approach for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease
On 1st November 2016 the Innovative
Medicines Initiative (IMI) together with an association of industrial partners came
together to support PHAGO, an innovative research project devoted to the
development of immunomodulatory therapies for Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Published: Jan 11, 2017 10:23:00 AM
UCL awarded £15m EU H2020 TEAMING grant : The Discoveries Centre for Regenerative and Precision Medicine
We are delighted to announce that UCL researchers have been awarded a prestigious EU Horizon 2020 TEAMING grant, in collaboration with a consortium of Portuguese Universities led by Prof Rui L. Reis at 3B´s Research Group of the University of Minho.
Published: Dec 15, 2016 12:49:11 PM