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We bring together 4 UCL Faculties to create one of the largest and most renowned groupings of academics in biomedical, life and population health sciences.
Professor Sir Michael Marmot (UCL Institute of Health Equity) has recently (11 October) been made President-Elect of the World Medical Association.
People with type 2 diabetes are physically
less able to recover from stress, finds a study by scientists at UCL and the University of Zurich, funded by the British Heart Foundation.
A man who was paralysed from the chest down following a knife attack can now walk using a frame, following a pioneering cell transplantation treatment developed by scientists at UCL and applied by surgeons at Wroclaw University Hospital, Poland. More...
New evidence of myelin’s essential role in learning and retaining new practical skills, such as playing a musical instrument, has been uncovered by UCL research. Myelin is a fatty substance that insulates the brain's wiring and is a major constituent of ‘white matter’. It is produced by the brain and spinal cord into early adulthood as it is needed for many developmental processes, and although earlier studies of human white matter hinted at its involvement in skill learning, this is the first time it has been confirmed experimentally. More...
Scientists tracing the real-time impact of viruses in the wild have found that entire amphibian communities are being killed off by closely related viruses introduced to mountainous areas of northern Spain. More...
|What if it were impossible to develop HIV drug resistance against a new integrase inhibitor?|
|Launch of UCL's Hub for Responsible Research and Innovation|
|What is the Farr Institute doing for women and child health?|
|M.tb Transmission 2014|
|ICH Open Day and Poster Competition|
|The 2014 Lancet Lecture - The Half-Life of Caste: The ill-health of a nation|
|MHealth Conference: How can mobile technology improve health in low and middle income countries|