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Professor Hardy elected member of EMBO

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Professor John Hardy, UCL Institute of Neurology, has been elected to EMBO membership, alongside other outstanding researchers in the life sciences.

Working with Saracens to monitor concussion in rugby

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Saracens rugby

A team of researchers from the UCL Institute of Neurology have joined the ongoing Saracens study for the 2015/16 season, which combines impact sensors with blood samples to determine the effects of concussion on rugby players.

Mutations in two novel genes cause primary dystonia

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Network Representation of the Putamen KCTD17-Containing Gene Module

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Neurology have identified mutations in hippocalcin (HPCA) and potassium channel tetramerization domain containing 17 (KCTD17) as novel causes of primary dystonia, a disorder which afflicts over 70,000 people in the UK alone.

A new genetic switch uncovered in the long genes expressed in our brain

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A new mechanism for splicing-based gene regulation has been discovered in vertebrates by a team of researchers at UCL Institute of Neurology and UCL Genetics Institute, showing that sometimes cells select a piece of a gene as an exon, but then later discard this piece in the process called ‘recursive splicing’.

UCL Institute of Neurology researchers awarded MRC fellowships

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Fellowships were recently awarded to researchers supported by the BRC, the National Institute for Health Research and the NIHR Queen's Square Dementia Biomedical Research Unit.   

Professor Alan Thompson elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences

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Academy of Medical Sciences

Five researchers from across SLMS, including Professor Alan Thompson, Dean of the UCL Faculty of Brain Sciences, have been recognised for their contribution to the advancement of medical science by election to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. Professors Peter Brocklehurst, Frances Brodsky, Diana Kuh, Catherine Law and Alan Thompson joined the existing Fellows of the Academy to bring the total membership to 1134.

Professor Ray Dolan has been elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

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Professor Ray Dolan

Professor Ray Dolan, Director of The Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, UCL Institute of Neurology, has been elected Member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.

Teaching Awards 2015

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The Education Unit would like to highlight the following teaching awards

Clinical Teaching Awards
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