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UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function

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Professor Raisman

A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland.

Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke prevention

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Using stents to keep neck arteries open is just as effective as invasive neck surgery for long-term prevention of fatal and disabling strokes, reports an international trial led by UCL funded by the Medical Research Council and Stroke Association.

Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre

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Professor Ley Sander

The World Health Organisation has re-designated the Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy at UCL Institute of Neurology as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Training in Neurosciences to September 2018. 

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