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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.

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