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New target for macular degeneration gets funding for clinical trials

The Medical Research Council is to fund researchers at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology and Moorfields Eye Hospital to conduct clinical trials into the use of a humanised monoclonal antibody to treat patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Published: Nov 20, 2015 5:11:00 PM

Queen’s Anniversary Prize awarded to UCL Institute of Education

In recognition of its “world leading contribution to the policy and practice of education with international reach around innovative social research” UCL Institute of Education (IOE) has been awarded a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.  

Published: Nov 19, 2015 5:30:05 PM

Poorer dementia patients in England less likely to be prescribed drugs

Dementia patients from more affluent areas in England are 27% more likely to be prescribed anti-dementia drugs than patients from poorer areas, finds a new UCL study of 77,045 dementia patients across the UK. This inequality was not seen in Scotland, Northern Ireland or Wales.

Published: Nov 19, 2015 10:33:00 AM

Grant Museum wins Love London Time Out Award

The Grant Museum of Zoology at UCL has won the category for local culture in Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia and Holborn via public vote in Time Out’s Love London Awards.

Published: Nov 19, 2015 10:05:02 AM