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22 December 2011: UCL News review 2011

The past year at UCL has seen a landmark larynx transplant, a lecture from Noam Chomsky, simulated missions to Mars and a Queen’s Anniversary Prize for the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, among many other groundbreaking developments. UCL Communications has created the digital review of the year below: click on the images to discover more. More...

19 December 2011: Wolfson Foundation awards £20million to UCL for experimental neurology centre

A new centre dedicated to the understanding and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases will be established at UCL following the award of a £20million grant from the Wolfson Foundation, it was announced today. More...

14 December 2011: UCL Research Strategy published

The 2011 UCL Research Strategy calls for a transformation of the understanding of the role of our comprehensive research-intensive university in the 21st century. More...

10 December 2011: Gene therapy achieves early success against hereditary bleeding disorder

Study of gene therapy developed at UCL and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital offers first proof adults with haemophilia B benefit from treatment, reducing need for injections with clotting factor to prevent bleeds.  More...

8 December 2011: Professor David Price comments on government research strategy

Following the publication of the Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth, Professor David Price, Vice-Provost (Research) at UCL, said: More...

8 December 2011: Mitochondria and the great gender divide

Why are there two sexes? It’s a question that has long perplexed generations of scientists, but researchers from UCL have come up with a radical new answer: mitochondria. More...

8 December 2011: Personalised treatment for Crohn’s Disease a step closer following gene mapping

Three new locations for Crohn’s Disease genes have been uncovered by scientists at UCL using a novel gene mapping approach. More...

5 December 2011: Maltreated children show same pattern of brain activity as combat soldiers

Children exposed to family violence show the same pattern of activity in their brains as soldiers exposed to combat, new research has shown. More...

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