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Genetic mutations linked to Parkinson's Disease

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Research led by Dr Helene Plun-Favreau (UCL Institute of Neurology) has discovered how genetic mutations linked to Parkinson’s disease might play a key role in the death of brain cells, potentially paving the way for the development of more effective drug treatments.

Centralising acute stroke services has saved more than 400 lives since 2010

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New research from UCLPartners, including researchers from the Institute of Neurology, has shown that centralising acute stroke services in particular London hospitals has led to significant reductions in both mortality and costs.

P-glycoprotein over-activity and drug resistance in temporal lobe epilepsy

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A major study published in this month's issue of Lancet Neurology, led by researchers at UCL's Institute of Neurology and funded by the EU-Framework 7 programme, provides the first in-vivo human evidence of an association between over-activity of P-glycoprotein  (a drug transporter) at the blood-brain barrier and drug resistance in temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE).

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