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Away Day 2015

The Division of Medicine Away Day will take place on Friday 24th April 2015
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Starts: Apr 24, 2015 8:30:00 AM

WIBR seminar 7th May 2015

 Dr Rick Livesey More...

Starts: May 7, 2015 4:00:00 PM

WIBR seminar 14th May 2015

 Boris Barbour More...

Starts: May 14, 2015 4:00:00 PM

WIBR seminar 18th June 2015

Professor Oscar Marin  More...

Starts: Jun 18, 2015 4:00:00 PM

Medicine News

A Smartphone Tool to Reduce Alcohol Use and Admissions in Alcoholic Liver Disease

Gautam Mehta, Kevin Moore and Rajiv Jalan, in collaboration with Cyberliver Ltd. have obtained a grant (£75K) from the Health Foundation to test a smartphone based app, to deliver brief interventions and prevent re-admission in patients with alcohol liver disease. This exciting approach will have a national press launch from the Health Foundation on the 20th April. Cyberliver Ltd. Is a startup founded by Jalan and colleagues with the aim of building a platform for the remote management of patients with liver disease.  More...

Published: Apr 13, 2015 12:07:47 PM

Poem - Festschrift Gordon Stewart

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Published: Mar 31, 2015 1:47:00 PM

Graduate Open Day 16th March 2015

 Seminar Room 210, Second Floor, Rayne Building, 5 University Street, London, WC1E 6JF
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Published: Jan 8, 2015 3:38:17 PM

2nd DoM Career Development Workshop 13th January 2015

13th January 2015 at 2 p.m.
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Published: Dec 23, 2014 2:38:09 PM

Lilly award Rachel Batterham 2014

Lilly Scientific Achievement Award 2014 to Rachel Batterham

Dr Rachel Batterham, Head of the Centre for Obesity Research, Division of Medicine, UCL and clinical lead of the bariatrics service at UCLH, has been awarded the 2014 Lilly Scientific Achievement Award by The Obesity Society.
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Published: Nov 20, 2014 9:40:05 AM

Sheila Sherlock Updates 4-6 December 2014

A new series of international meetings with the Sheila Sherlock brand aimed at renovating the tradition of the periodic updates introduced by Dame Sheila Sherlock at the Royal Free Hospital. In this first meeting of the new series, Hepatology and Liver Transplant will be associated with a broader gastrointestinal agenda including topics like IBD, pancreatic cancer, neuroendocrine tumours and other aspects mastered by the specialists operating at the Royal Free and at UCLH. In addition, a special relevance will be given to frontier basic and translational research in Liver and Digestive Diseases. More...

Published: Nov 17, 2014 11:14:07 AM

The good, the bad and the ugly: Bugs in the gut

In mammals trillions of bacteria colonize the skin and mucosal surfaces. The largest community is found in the gut, collectively known as the gut-microbiota. So far variations in microbiota have been linked predominately to the development of gut pathology. However, a new study published in Nature Medicine by Professor Claudia Mauri's group (UCL Division of Medicine) in collaboration with microbiologists from the Institute of Child Health directly links the gut-microbiota to arthritis development and a population of B cells known as regulatory B cells (Bregs), cells originally identified by Professor Mauri’s group as immunosuppressive.

The study, funded by arthritis research UK (ARUK), identifies that treatment with broad-spectrum antibiotics, ablating the microbiota, reduces both arthritis severity and, paradoxically, the number of Bregs. Furthermore, the group demonstrates that Bregs expand in number in response to “danger signals” induced in response to the cooperation between gut-microbiota and arthritic stimuli, to limit severe joint swelling and damage, which in their absence would otherwise develop.
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Published: Nov 17, 2014 8:18:03 AM

Graduate Careers and Research Day 1st December 2014

The Graduate Careers and Research Day 2014 will take place on Monday 1st December 2014 from 10:00-14:00 hrs. in Room 210, Rayne Building, 5 University Street, London, WC1E 6JF

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Published: Oct 31, 2014 11:32:22 AM

Myelin vital for learning new practical skills

New evidence of myelin’s essential role in learning and retaining new practical skills, such as playing a musical instrument, has been uncovered by UCL research

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Published: Oct 20, 2014 9:38:58 AM

The Challenge of Chronic Pain 11-13 March 2015

 The Challenge of Chronic Pain
11-13 March 2015
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK More...

Published: Oct 1, 2014 4:15:14 PM

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