UCL Institute of Neurology



Professor Eleanor Maguire elected Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy

We are delighted to announce that Professor Eleanor Maguire  (Deputy Director of the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL Institute of Neurology) has been elected an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy, Ireland's leading body of experts in the Sciences and Humanities.

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UK DRI awards Faculty researchers £1.5M to study the DNA damage in Huntington's

The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) have announced a £1.5 million award to fund research into Huntington’s disease which will be led by UCL Institute of Neurology researchers Professors Gillian Bates and Sarah Tabrizi. The programme will look to better understand the DNA damage that occurs as this neurodegenerative disease unfolds as well as the potential for better targets for treatment.

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Dementia with Lewy bodies: unique genetic profile identified

Dementia with Lewy bodies has a unique genetic profile, distinct from those of Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, according to the first large-scale genetic study of this common type of dementia which was led by UCL Institute of Neurology.

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