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News

Junk food causes similar high blood sugar levels as type 2 diabetes

A junk food diet can cause as much damage to the kidney as diabetes, according to a new study published in the journal Experimental Physiology. More...

Noses

Genes for nose shape found

Genes that drive the shape of human noses have been identified by a UCL-led study. More...

M. vaccae

Bacterial immunization prevents PTSD-like symptoms in mice

Injecting mice with a UCL-discovered bacterium can reduce stress and inflammation, preventing them from developing PTSD-like conditions, finds a new international study led by the University of Colorado Boulder. More...

School children

Two children in every class experience language disorders

Approximately two children in each Year 1 class will experience a clinically significant language disorder that impacts learning, according to a UCL-led study on language impairment at school entry age.
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FRS 2016

Three UCL scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

Three UCL scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their outstanding contribution to science. More...

Events

1 June, 2016Accessing patients and the public workshop
1 June, 2016Up Close and Policy: academics in conversation with policymakers
1 June, 2016Vascular changes in Hypertension and Diabetes
2 June, 2016A physiological role for alpha-synuclein
2 June, 2016Psychodynamic Neuroscience Research meeting: Second skin formations: Attachment and emotion regulation in skin diseases
3 June, 2016Brain meeting - Alzheimer’s and the auditory scene
3 June, 2016Neural Plasticity Workshop: Insights from Deafness and Language
3 June, 2016The editorial process at Cell and Cell Press - how to publish with Cell
6 June, 2016Deep brain stimulation for severe OCD: comparison of ventral striatal/ventral capsule and subthalamic targets
6 June, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
7 June, 2016Big data and intelligent policing
8 June, 2016Up Close and Policy: academics in conversation with policymakers
9 June, 2016Big CACTUS (clinical and cost effectiveness of aphasia computer treatment)
9 June, 2016EU Referendum: environmental & climate change consequences for the built environment
9 June, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
10 June, 2016BBSRC funding workshop
10 June, 2016Brain meeting - The future of fMRI in cognitive neuroscience
13 June, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
14 June, 2016UCL-TB June North London journal club
15 June, 2016CDCN (Centre for Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience) Seminar Series: Dyslexia as a specific case of poor skill acquisition due to impaired statistical learning’
15 June, 2016Special Grand Round - immune-targeting of evolving cancer genomes
16 June, 2016Virtual Virology seminar series
16 June, 2016Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research Seminar: Cortical Pre-synaptic HCN Channels: Function and Role in Epilepsy’
17 June, 2016Brain meeting - Probing the role of norepinephrine in emotional enhancement of subjective perception, attention, and memory
17 June, 2016Neurosurgery: Open for Research
20 June, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
20 June, 2016Understanding the function of Protein-RNA interactions, and their dysfunction in disease
20 June, 2016Vocal emotional processing in typical and atypical populations
21 June, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) Annual Immunology Symposium with Pears Lecture
22 June, 2016In conversation: "Across Generations"
23 June, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
23 June, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
24 June, 2016UCL Neuroscience Symposium
27 June, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
29 June, 2016eResearch Domain launch
30 June, 2016Treating patients with upper limb deficit: Integrating research into practice
1 July, 2016Advances in rare cardiovascular disease symposium
1 July, 2016Encountering pain: hearing, seeing, speaking
4 July, 2016UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
6 July, 2016A journey through a hot day. Thermoregulation of sleep in Drosophila melanogaster
6 July, 2016Comparing data across and within longitudinal studies: challenges, opportunities and resources
6 July, 2016Grantsmanship mentoring for early career researchers
7 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
7 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
8 July, 2016Brain meeting - Efficient coding and reinforcement learning
14 July, 2016Autonomics and rehabilitation
14 July, 2016Introduction to bioinformatic resources and gene ontology
15 July, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
21 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
21 July, 2016Virtual Virology seminar series
22 July, 2016Brain meeting - Title tbc
28 July, 2016UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series
12 September, 2016Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health
13 September, 2016Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19 September, 2016Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders
11 October, 2016ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart
13 October, 2016Neural interfaces for the brain and spinal cord
17 October, 2016Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction
20 October, 2016Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)
10 November, 2016New perspectives on post-stroke fatigue
15 November, 2016ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system
21 November, 2016New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders

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