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PROUD study shows Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis is highly protective against HIV infection

Researchers from the Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Unit (MRC CTU) at UCL and Public Health England have presented results at a conference in Seattle, Washington, indicating that pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is highly protective against HIV for gay and other men who have sex with men in England. More...

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Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds

People with mild cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression, finds a new review led by UCL researchers. More...

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Yale UCL Poetry competition announces winners for 2014

The winners of the 2014 Yale UCL Medical and Engineering Students’ Poetry Competition have been announced. More...

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UCL awarded £10m to develop new dementia treatments

Alzheimer’s Research UK today announced a £30m Drug Discovery Alliance, launching three flagship Drug Discovery Institutes at UCL, the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. The Drug Discovery Institutes will see 90 new research scientists employed in state-of-the-art facilities to fast-track the development of new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. More...

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Brain’s GPS system influenced by shape of environment

Patterns created by the brain’s grid cells, which are believed to guide navigation, are modified by the shape of the environment, according to UCL researchers. This means grid patterns aren’t a universal metric for the brain’s GPS system to measure distance, as previously thought. More...

Events

2 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Answering Clinical Research Questions with Health Records
2 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Mapping Memories
2 March, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Imaging in polyneuropathies: The sonographic neural map
2 March, 2015SEVEN the play
2 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
3 March, 2015Cell type specific markers expression patterns in the human aging brain: from precursors to mature
3 March, 2015Screening and panel debate: Honor Diaries
4 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Using Primary Care EHRs for Research
4 March, 2015GLOW 2015 - Reaching Every Woman and Every Newborn: The Post-2015 Research Agenda
4 March, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - Development of an adaptive neural interface to restore natural movement during paralysis
4 March, 2015Let's talk about sex ed
5 March, 2015Does egg-freezing enable women 'to have it all'?
5 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Hospital Episode Statistics
5 March, 2015How to get a good influenza vaccine?
5 March, 2015Viva la Vulva
6 March, 2015Ear Institute Seminar Series: Prior information effects on sensing elapsed time to target
6 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Phenotyping Linked Primary and Secondary Care EHR Data
9 March, 2015A scientific portrait of old age
9 March, 2015Farr Short Courses - National Registries: from Audit to Research
9 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Competition and cooperation in social interactions
9 March, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - Enhancing neuroplasticity induction in human cortex – from observing actions to sleep rhythms
9 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
10 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Hospital Patient Records for Audit and Research
10 March, 2015Increasing public health with reducing budgets: How evidence can help
10 March, 2015Queen Square MS Centre Seminar Series 2015 - Interplay between the cerebellum and temporal cortex in action observation
10 March, 2015UCL Women: Guest Lecture
11 March, 2015Basal Ganglia Club Meeting
11 March, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
11 March, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: Social inequalities in mental health and mortality among refugees and other immigrants to Sweden - Epidemiological studies of register data
11 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Genomics and E-health Research
12 March, 2015Enhancing physical activity in people with MS: An overview of current evidence
12 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Visualising Health Informatics Research
12 March, 2015Science for policy: addressing the scientific challenges of resource efficiency and sustainable development
13 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: SQL for Biomedical Researchers
13 March, 2015FIL Brain Meeting: Title tbc
13 March, 2015Professional Careers Beyond Academia
13 March, 2015SLMS Introduction to Information Governance
16 March, 2015CLS conference 2015: the value of cohort studies for social investigation
16 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Public Trust and Public Engagement
16 March, 2015Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience Seminar: Evaluating social threat without awareness
16 March, 2015Regulation and pathogenicity of Th17 lineage cells in RA
16 March, 2015The 2010 Parliament — and a look forward
18 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Information Governance
18 March, 2015Imaging Lecture Series - Current Trends in Retinal OCT
18 March, 2015PHE Applied Epidemiology Scientific Meeting
19 March, 2015Crick Workshop: Workshop on Crispr/Cas Technologies
19 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Designing Apps
19 March, 2015Funding Health Research in the UK: the view from the MRC, the Wellcome Trust, and the ESRC
19 March, 2015UBhave Conference: Cross Disciplinary Research - From Inception to Impact
19 March, 2015UK Neuromuscular Translational Research Conference 2015
19 March, 2015Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research Seminar: Recent progress in understanding the mechanism of frontotemporal lobar degeneration
20 March, 2015Farr Short Courses: Record Linkage
20 March, 2015FIL Brain Meeting: Understanding the molecular mechanisms of dementia using patient-derived stem cells
20 March, 2015The International Association for the Study of Affective Touch: Inaugural Congress
23 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
24 March, 2015World TB Day 2015: What do we need to know to reach, treat and cure everyone with TB?
25 March, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: The role of treatment beliefs in treatment adherence and outcomes
27 March, 2015FIL Brain Meeting: Optimal irrationality: when biased decisions maximise reward
30 March, 2015UCL Division of Infection & Immunity External Speaker Programme: Title TBC
1 April, 2015The role of glucocerebrosidase in Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis
8 April, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
9 April, 2015Habilitation: the art of person-environment interactions, or rehabilitation before you need it
13 April, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Whole Body MRI and Pattern Recognition
22 April, 2015Institute of Movement Neuroscience (IMN) Series - ‘Bidirectional interactions between the brain and implantable computers’
22 April, 2015MRC Prion Unit Events and Seminars: Title TBC
24 April, 2015Neuroscience Career Network: Grant Writing Workshop
25 April, 2015Implications of Research on the Neuroscience of Affect, Attachment and Social Cognition
28 April, 2015ALS Seminar Series: Modulation of axonal retrograde transport in health and disease
28 April, 2015UCLP Centre for Neurorehabilitation symposium: goal-setting in neurorehabilitation - consensus and controversies
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Investigating the Relationship between Skeletal Muscle Mass and Metabolism
5 May, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases: Update in Neuromuscular Disorders 2015
12 May, 2015ALS Seminar Series: FUSsion of physiological RNA granules and pathological aggregates
13 May, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
13 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
13 May, 2015The Use of Incentives in Health
14 May, 2015What do we mean by brain plasticity, and is there more of it than usual after stroke?
18 May, 20155th Digital Health: 5th International Conference on Digital Health
20 May, 2015Paediatric Cerebrovascular Conference : diagnosis and disease in the 2lst century
27 May, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
29 May, 2015Queen Square Symposium
2 June, 2015Immunology Conference 2015
8 June, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Molecular promiscuity: serine-palmitoyltransferase – the unfaithful enzyme
10 June, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
11 June, 2015The trials of conducting trials – practical problems encountered in rehab research and possible solutions
16 June, 2015ALS Seminar Series: GENFI – the Genetic FTD Initiative, a multicentre biomarker study of MAPT, GRN and C9orf72 mutations
19 June, 20152015 Neuroscience Symposium
23 June, 2015Planetary Health
24 June, 2015Division of Psychiatry seminar: TBC
6 July, 2015Changing Perspectives: 1st International Conference on Transport and Health
6 July, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Novel Treatments in Huntington’s Disease
8 July, 2015Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience speaker programme: Title TBC
9 July, 2015Cognitive Rehabilitation
21 July, 2015Longitudinal studies: maximising their value for ageing research
17 August, 2015CBC Summer School 2015: Behaviour Change - Principles and Practice
7 September, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: How to develop therapies for NM disease
10 September, 2015Integrating the management of bladder dysfunction in the rehabilitation of neurological patients
8 October, 2015Progress in rehabilitation research: what have we learned from the RCT? Where to from here?
12 November, 2015CNR@UCLP Seminar Series 2015: Title TBC
16 November, 2015MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases Seminar Series: Axonal signalling endosomes: trafficking sorting and disease
10 December, 2015Therapy for cognitive impairment in TBI

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