Faculty of Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Living systems in all their marvellous complexity from man to microbe form the subject matter of the degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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FKBP51 proteins (light blue) shown in mouse spinal cord tissue

Blocking stress protein relieves chronic pain in mice

A group of drugs being developed to treat mood disorders could also relieve chronic pain, finds new UCL research funded by the Medical Research Council. More...

Published: Feb 11, 2016 9:20:19 AM

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Rare bleeding disorder diagnosis improved with super-resolution microscopy

Researchers from UCL, the National Physical Laboratory and the Royal Free Hospital have differentiated between patients with a rare bleeding disorder and healthy volunteers using super-resolution microscopy, providing an alternative method for accurately and cost-effectively diagnosing rare platelet diseases. More...

Published: Feb 4, 2016 12:25:14 PM