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H2020 Success for UCL & Division of Medicine

 UCL researchers have been awarded a prestigious EU H2020 TEAMING grant, in collaboration with a consortium of Portuguese Universities led by Prof Rui Reis at the University of Minho. The UCL team is led by Prof Jonathan Knowles, UCL Eastman Dental Institute. The other UCL investigators include Richard Day (Division of Medicine), Ivan Wall (Department of Biochemical Engineering), Giampietro Schiavo (Institute of Neurology), Andreas Schätzlein (School of Pharmacy), Vivek Mudera (Division of Surgery), Tim McHugh (Division of Infection and Immunity), Jane Kinghorn (Translational Research Office). The total value of the EU H2020 grant is €15M, of which UCL have been awarded €5.1M as part of the scheme. Portuguese partners will leverage additional national funding to an impressive total of around €100M over the 7 years duration of the grant. A key overarching focus for the TEAMING award will be to capture and accelerate clinical, innovation and enterprise activities.

Published: Jan 10, 2017 1:56:32 PM

Maximizing the health benefits obtained from bariatric surgery

 Professor Rachel Batterham has been awarded the prestigious Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Award (£1,423 625) for 2016. This award supports a 5-year programme of translational biomedical research and was awarded following a competition among applicants sponsored by leading UK medical schools and NHS organisations.  Rachel’s programme of research entitled “Maximising the health benefits of bariatric surgery”  will utilise a precision medicine based approach to managing people with obesity based on deep phenotyping coupled with ‘omics’. Given the associated surgical risks and the severely restricted access to surgery the UK (<1% of eligible patients), maximizing the health benefits obtained from bariatric surgery is a key area of unmet clinical need. Rachel’s work will address this by undertaking clinical studies to

Published: Jan 10, 2017 1:52:19 PM

Professor David Isenberg ACR Master 2016

We are pleased to announce that Professor David Isenberg has been recognised as a Master of the American College of Rheumatology.  

Published: Sep 1, 2016 12:30:20 PM

Professor Oliver Wrong's Archive

The Wellcome Trust has catalogued the extensive archive of research notes and papers of Emeritus Professor Oliver Wrong, the eminent nephrologist, who died in 2012, making them available for use by researchers in the field.

Published: Aug 22, 2016 2:58:47 PM

NIHR Research Professorship

Professor Rachel Batterham has been appointed a NIHR Research Professorship.

Published: Jun 27, 2016 4:33:22 PM

Medicine Seminars and Events

DoM Seminar 24th February 2017

Dr Andrew Edwards - MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection, Imperial College London
“Staphylococcus aureus dodges daptomycin by releasing decoys”

Starts: Feb 24, 2017 1:00:00 PM

International Women's Day Event

In honour of International Women's Day, your friendly neighbourhood Division of Medicine Athena SWAN team is pleased to host a late Friday afternoon session of acoustic music, drinks, snacks and a chance to unwind with your colleagues. ALL are welcome (not just women!) as we transform the Rayne second floor seminar space into someplace a bit more convivial. The event will take place Friday 10 March from 3 to 6 PM.

Starts: Mar 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM

6th Annual UCL Cardiovascular Science Symposium 2017

The 6th Annual UCL Cardiovascular Science Symposium 2017 will cover various aspects of cutting edge cardiovascular science from early career UCL researchers. There will be a focus on cross-disciplinary, new horizons and future frontiers of cardiovascular research. There will also be a moderated poster session and a presentation regarding grant funding from the British Heart Foundation

Starts: Mar 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM

DoM Research Retreat 2017

The 2017 Division of Medicine Research Retreat will take place on Thursday 11th May 2017. The venue will be the Marriott Hotel, West India Quay, 22 Hertsmere Road, London E14 4ED

Starts: May 11, 2017 8:30:00 AM

DoM BBQ 8th June 2017

Save the date for the Division of Medicine Summer BBQ.

Starts: Jun 8, 2017 7:00:00 PM