23 October 2014: UCL awarded £13.5 million to advance medical research facilities
As part of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Initiative, UCL has been awarded £13.5 million for a number of projects to help advance clinical research. More...
23 October 2014: Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives
Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists. More...
23 October 2014: 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...
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) has recently (11 October) been made President-Elect of the World Medical Association.
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.
21 October 2014: UCL Council confirms UCL/IOE merger decision
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
17 October 2014: Archaeology powered by communities: new crowd-funding platform
17 October 2014: Myelin vital for learning new practical skills
17 October 2014: Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses
16 October 2014: ZAP! Spacecraft discovers Saturn’s moon Hyperion is charged
16 October 2014: Leisure time physical activity linked to lower depression risk
16 October 2014: UCL Cancer Institute in Channel 4 'Curing Cancer' documentary
14 October 2014: Stenting safe and effective for long-term stroke prevention
14 October 2014: Oral health problems in elite athletes ‘must be addressed’
6 October 2014: New web privacy system could revolutionise the safety of surfing
3 October 2014: UCL gets £15M to train the next generation of bioscientists
25 September 2014: Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking
24 September 2014: Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action
19 September 2014: Large AHRC grant awarded to UCL-led heritage project
17 September 2014: Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids
16 September 2014: UCL in top 5 worldwide in latest QS World University Rankings
16 September 2014: Dental and nutrition experts call for radical rethink on free sugars intake
15 September 2014: 3D model shows survival strategies of bacteria