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Diabetes drug could help treat Parkinson's Disease

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A drug used to treat patients with diabetes could benefit people with Parkinson’s Disease, according to research led by UCL Institute of Neurology.

Clinical trials are vital tools in stroke research

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Professor Martin Brown

Much of the dramatic change in the outlook for many stroke patients has come about as a result of carefully conducted clinical trials testing new treatments, says Martin Brown, Professor of Stroke Medicine at the UCL Institute of Neurology, in an article in the latest Raconteur report “Understanding Stroke”.

New gene identified for Dominant Congenital Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis

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Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology together with international collaborators have identified a new gene, BICD2, which causes both dominant Congenital Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis.

Teaching Awards 2013

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The Education Unit would like to highlight the following teaching awards

Clinical Teaching Awards

TRACK-HD study identifies early predictors of disease progression in Huntington’s disease

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An international team led by researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology has identified a set of tests that could help identify whether - and how - Huntington’s disease (HD) is progressing in groups of people who are not yet showing symptoms.

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