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Grand Round 28th January 2015

 Dr Mike Yeung
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Geriatrics

Dr Michael Patterson
“The ART of Emergency Care : new approaches to resuscitation”
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Starts: Jan 28, 2015 1:00:00 PM

EUREKA events 2015 - deadline for nominations 2nd February 2015

CALL for applications for a prestigious Fellowship in Translational Medicine

UCL is part of an exciting initiative, The EUREKA Institute of Translational Medicine, which offers innovative courses for Early Career Researchers. Translational medicine (TM) encompasses the continuum from identifying an idea to its development into new therapies for human diseases. By enabling people to develop research through this continuum, we will move critical scientific insights into tangible benefits for patients.

In 2015, UCL is planning two initiatives:

1.    EUREKA Day@UCL, April 20th 2015 at the Wolfson Centre, UCL Bloomsbury Campus. This full-day event for 20 delegates will examine attributes of leadership, creativity and teamwork in the context of TM.      

2.    To interview and select two high-flying delegates to the week-long residential Certificate Course in Translational Medicine May 3 – 9, Siracusa (Sicily), Italy.

Please note that no one fellow will be awarded a place on both the one-day course and the full week course in Sicily. Deadline for nominations: February 2nd, 2015 at 5 pm.

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Starts: Feb 2, 2015 12:00:00 AM

Graduate Open Day 16th March 2015


Seminar Room 210, Second Floor, Rayne Building, 5 University Street, London, WC1E 6JF
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Starts: Mar 16, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Employer Engagement Event 18th March 2015 4-6 p.m.


Wednesday 18th March 2015
4 - 6pm
Networking and Refreshments from 5:30pm


Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre
Wilkins Building
UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT More...

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

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

Medicine News

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

BSc/MSci Applied Medical Sciences Open Day 30th October 2014

The next open day for the BSc/ MSci Applied Medical Sciences programme for 2015 entry is scheduled for Thursday 30th October 2014 from 11am - 3pm at the UCL Royal Free Campus in Hampstead, London NW3.    More...

Published: Oct 1, 2014 3:40:18 PM

Away Day 24th April 2015

The Away Day will take place on Friday 24th April 2015.  To register please e-mail Anita Waterman More...

Published: Sep 29, 2014 10:38:42 AM

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