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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

Type 2 diabetes linked to higher rate of Parkinson’s

People with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes, finds a new study by UCL, University of Oxford and Queen Mary University of London researchers.

Published: Jun 14, 2018 11:04:46 AM

Leading UCL neuroscientist honoured for brain imaging research

Professor Cathy Price (UCL Institute of Neurology), has been awarded a scientific ‘heirloom’ in recognition of her achievements in the field of brain imaging, at the 5th Suffrage Science Awards for Life Sciences.

Published: Jun 7, 2018 11:54:23 AM

Cell types underlying schizophrenia identified

The cell types underlying schizophrenia have been identified in a genetic study that looked for commonalities among the different genes already linked to the condition, find researchers at UCL, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) and University of North Carolina (USA).

Published: May 21, 2018 4:30:09 PM

Mid-life anxiety may be linked to later life dementia

People with moderate to severe mid-life anxiety may face a greater risk of dementia in later life, suggests an analysis of the available published evidence led by UCL and University of Southampton researchers and published in BMJ Open.

Published: May 1, 2018 10:46:27 AM

Potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

Rare genetic mutations associated with impairment of the breathing muscles are more common in children who have died from sudden infant death syndrome, according to a new study led by UCL researchers.

Published: Mar 29, 2018 11:18:30 AM

New brain scanner allows patients to move freely

A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham as a Wellcome-funded project.

Published: Mar 22, 2018 11:24:16 AM

£40 million boost for UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL

The UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI), which is headquartered at UCL, will receive £40m of UK Government funding via the Medical Research Council, helping ensure its pioneering research is conducted in first-class facilities.

Published: Mar 12, 2018 12:35:50 PM