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First signs of autism appear in infancy

Babies who show lower levels of brain activity in response to social stimuli such as peek-a-boo are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to research involving UCL.

Published: Aug 23, 2018 3:54:23 PM

Artificial intelligence equal to experts in detecting eye diseases

An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by UCL, DeepMind Health and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Published: Aug 13, 2018 5:52:23 PM

First language study using new wearable brain scanner

Researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham have mapped the brain’s language area in the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet.

Published: Aug 8, 2018 4:55:23 PM

Neuroscientist awarded NIHR Research Professorship

Leading UCL neuroscientist Professor Olga Ciccarelli has been awarded a Research Professorship, the highest honour granted by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).

Published: Aug 3, 2018 3:10:51 PM

UCL celebrates 70 years of working with the NHS

To celebrate 70 years of the National Health Service, researchers and clinicians from across UCL have spoken about what the NHS means to them and how their work impacts the nation’s health.    

Published: Jul 5, 2018 1:17:30 PM