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Press Releases

Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives

Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patient to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists. More...

Published: Oct 23, 2014 10:50:00 AM

Dendritic cell revealed

How glands expand to fight off disease

The same specialised immune cells that patrol the body looking for signs of infection also trigger the expansion of glands called lymph nodes, which are the control centres of our immune system, according to new research from UCL and Cancer Research UK. More...

Published: Oct 23, 2014 9:07:00 AM

Stress

People with diabetes are less able to regulate the body’s responses to stress

People with type 2 diabetes are physically less able to recover from stress, finds a study by scientists at UCL and the University of Zurich, funded by the British Heart Foundation.
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Published: Oct 22, 2014 10:50:00 AM

IOE and UCL to consult on proposed merger

UCL Council confirms UCL/IOE merger decision

UCL Council has today (20 October) confirmed its decision that UCL should merge with the Institute of Education (IOE). 
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Published: Oct 21, 2014 12:20:31 PM

Professor Geoff Raisman

UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function

A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland. More...

Published: Oct 21, 2014 10:50:00 AM

Micropasts

Archaeology powered by communities: new crowd-funding platform

UCL Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum are asking for public help in conducting, designing and funding research about archaeology, history and heritage.
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Published: Oct 17, 2014 10:29:25 AM