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Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy re-designated as a WHO Collaborating Centre

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Professor Ley Sander

The World Health Organisation has re-designated the Department of Clinical & Experimental Epilepsy at UCL Institute of Neurology as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Research & Training in Neurosciences to September 2018. 

Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre open evening

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Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC)

The UCL Institute of Neurology held an open evening on the 15th September 2014 to celebrate and share information about the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC) Programme and its Clinical Facility with the UCL research community, UCLP, external academics and industry partners.

Brain stimulation to improve cognition in dementia

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The first patient has been recruited into a ground breaking interventional study using Deep Brain Stimulation to improve cognitive deficits in patients with a form of dementia called Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB).

Professor Lees receives Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Research in Parkinson’s Disease

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Professor Andrew Lees

The Jay Van Andel Award for Outstanding Achievement in Parkinson’s Disease Research was established to honour the memory and contributions of the Van Andel Institute’s founder.

Creating brain cells from skin to study Alzheimer's

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Dr Selina Wray

An early-career researcher at UCL Institute of Neurology has just been awarded £900,000 for a stem cell study to develop new treatments for dementia.

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