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Professor Rees wins UCLU Student Choice Teaching Award

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Professor Geraint Rees

Professor Rees, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL and Director of the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, has been awarded the UCLU Student Choice Teaching Award for Outstanding Researcher Development.

New epilepsy treatment offers ‘on demand’ seizure suppression

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Epilepsy seizure suppression schematic

A new treatment for drug-resistant epilepsy with the potential to suppress seizures ‘on demand’, has been developed by researchers in the Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, led by Professor Dimitri Kullmann.

Professor Tabrizi and Professor Price elected to Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

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Professor Cathy Price

Professor Sarah Tabrizi (Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, UCL Institute of Neurology and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at the National Hospital of Neurology and Neurosurgery) and Professor Cathy Price (Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL Institute of Neurology) have been recognised for their contribution to the advancement of medical science by election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Professor Dolan and Professor Friston elected to EMBO membership

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Professor Ray Dolan

Vitamin B3 treatment for ataxia shows promise in first human trial

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Dr Vincenzo Libri

An essential vitamin commonly known for processing fat and proteins in the body may hold the key to slowing the progression of Friedreich’s ataxia, according to findings published today in The Lancet.

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