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Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question
26 April 2016
Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been
called into question after researchers from UCL and the University of Reading
saw such patterns in rare patients born without a sense of pain.
New team to develop radiotherapies that target cancer more effectively
22 April 2016
Safer precision radiotherapies that will be able to cure more cancers
with fewer side-effects will be available within five years under ambitious new
plans for research and treatment at the UCL Cancer Institute and University
College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust.
School affects girls’ chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder
21 April 2016
The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being
diagnosed with an eating disorder, finds a new study co-authored by UCL researchers.
The results are published in the International
Journal of Epidemiology.
Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest
18 April 2016
Memories formed in one part of the
brain are replayed and transferred to a different area of the brain during rest,
according to a new UCL study in rats.
Nick Lesica has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship
15 April 2016
Congratulations to Dr Nick Lesica from UCL Ear Institute who has been awarded a
Senior Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science by the Wellcome Trust which will
last for five years.
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