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Institute of Neurology team at Red Bull F1 with Sir Jackie Stewart - innovation key in fight against dementia

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UCL Institute of Neurology have recently formed a link with Sir Jackie Stewart and his new charity “Race Against Dementia”

A new clinical trial at the LWENC CRF to test a potential disease-modifying agent in Parkinson’s disease – the AIM-PD trial

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A new trial that investigates whether a drug called ABX can influence the levels of a crucial enzyme in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) has recently started at the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC) Clinical Research Facility (CRF), based at the UCL Institute of Neurology, the Royal Free London hospital and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (UCLH).

Patani Lab: raising awareness of Motor Neurone Disease through innovative public engagement

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The core mission of UCL Institute of Neurology is to translate discovery science into new diagnostics and ultimately treatments for patients with neurological diseases. Bidirectional patient and public engagement is a central part of this strategy.

Evidence of brain damage found in former footballers

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Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the Queen Square Brain Bank, UCL Institute of Neurology.

Iceland delivers on £10m pledge to UCL Dementia Research

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Iceland Foods Charitable Foundation has today made an initial donation of £3 million to support the development of the hub of the UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL, the go-ahead for which was announced in December. This is the first tranche of a total of £10 million pledged to the project by Iceland, to be raised through the sale of 5p single-use carrier bags in Iceland stores across the UK and through the fundraising efforts of Iceland’s people, customers and suppliers.

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