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Glaucoma drug may have potential to treat Alzheimer’s disease

A drug which is used to treat the common eye disease glaucoma may have potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, according to scientists at UCL. More...

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Mother-child HIV transmission at all time low in UK and Ireland

The number of mothers passing the HIV virus to their babies has fallen to a new record low in the UK and Ireland thanks to the very high take-up of antenatal HIV screening and treatment which reduces virus levels in the pregnant women, according to research led by UCL. More...

Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging

Wellcome invests £24.1M in Research Centres at UCL

Wellcome has today announced funding for two Wellcome Trust Centres at UCL. Wellcome Centres aim to advance our understanding of health and disease, and span fundamental and social sciences, clinical research and engineering. More...

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Women with dementia receive less medical attention

Women with dementia have fewer visits to the GP, receive less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful medication than men with dementia, new UCL research reveals. More...

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Worrying denial of invasive species threat

A new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world’s rarest species and most unique ecosystems, say a team involving UCL scientists. More...


12 December, 2016Insightful education - incorporating perspectives of sight impaired people into the clinical curriculum
13 December, 2016ALS Seminar: Neuromuscular ultrasound for the assessment of skeletal muscle in health and disease
14 December, 2016Genetic risk of psychiatric problems in intellectual disability syndromes
16 December, 2016Brain meeting - A distributed, hierarchical, and recurrent framework for reward-based choice
13 January, 2017Making use of time: cortical dynamics of integrative decisions
13 January, 2017Zinc ion signals, sparks and waves in cellular regulation
17 January, 2017ALS Seminar: There’s something wrong with my MAM; the ER mitochondria axis and neurodegenerative diseases
17 January, 2017UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Symposium - The future health of the public: Towards transdisciplinary research
23 January, 2017SLMS Introduction to Information Governance
25 January, 2017Could the biopsychosocial model be right? Evidence for an integrated understanding of psychosis
25 January, 2017Introduction to quality improvement
27 January, 2017Are temporally resolved non-invasive recordings of human hippocampus possible with new MEG methods?
1 February, 2017Drawing on data to transform lives: improving services for vulnerable adolescents
8 February, 2017Sharing resources and knowledge in ageing research
14 February, 2017ALS Seminar: Switching splicing in Spinal muscular atrophy?
22 February, 20173rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017
22 February, 2017MRC Prion Unit Departmental Seminar - Title tbc
14 March, 2017ALS Seminar: From flies to humans: novel insights into ALS pathogenesis
24 March, 2017LSHTM/UCL World TB Day Symposium
11 April, 2017ALS Seminar: title tbc
13 June, 2017ALS Seminar: Should we target spinal microcircuits to treat ALS?

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