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Prof Alan Thompson wins major prize for research achievements

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Professor Alan Thompson

Congratulations to Professor Alan Thompson, Dean of the Faculty of Brain Sciences, who has been awarded the John Dystel Prize for Multiple Sclerosis Research.

Changes to gut bacteria could hold key to slowing down Motor Neurone Disease

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A team from the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC), run jointly by the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) and UCLInstitute of Neurology, have been awarded the first ever major UK grant to investigate how changes in gut bacteria could slow the progression of neurodegenerative disorders such as Motor Neuron Disease (MND).

UCL professors win The Brain Prize for 2017

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We are delighted to announce that the Brain Prize for 2017, worth €1m, has been awarded to Professor Peter Dayan (UCL Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit), Professor Ray Dolan (UCL Max Planck Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research) and Professor Wolfram Schultz (University of Cambridge) for their analysis of how the brain recognises and processes reward.

UCL DRI Hub Bid Team wins Professional Services Award

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Congratulations to the UCL Dementia Research Institute Hub Bid Team, who won the Best Collaborative Project Award at the UCL Professional Services Awards 2017.

The UCL Huntington’s Disease Centre opens

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Huntington's Disease Centre opening - cutting of ribbon

We are delighted to announce that the UCL Huntington’s Disease Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, was officially opened on 1 March by UCL President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur.

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