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UCL Institute of Neurology professor appointed Harveian librarian at the Royal College of Physicians

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Congratulations to Simon Shorvon, professor of clinical neurology at the UCL Institute of Neurology (Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy), who has been appointed Harveian librarian at the Royal College of Physicians

Iconic New Zealand reptile shows chewing is not just for mammals

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The tuatara, an iconic New Zealand reptile, chews its food in a way unlike any other animal on the planet – challenging the widespread perception that complex chewing ability is closely linked to high metabolism.

Variations of a single gene can result in too much or too little growth

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UCL Institute of Child Health

A gene previously linked to too much growth in patients has now also been linked to growth restriction. Different forms of the gene can lead to very different conditions, according to research published in the journal Nature Genetics.

Parliamentary group visit the UCL Institute of Neurology

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Baroness Gale, chair of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Parkinson's, talks to Dr Claudia Manzoni, a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Molecular Neuroscience

Members of the All-party Parliamentary Group on Parkinson’s disease visited the UCL Institute of Neurology today to see at first hand the research being done at UCL to understand the causes of Parkinson’s and to develop novel treatments for the disease.

RCPCH review, led by Professor Ruth Gilbert, to be the most comprehensive of its kind

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The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health review, led by Professor Ruth Gilbert, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Institute of Child Health, UCL, will be the most comprehensive of its kind.

First UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Retina Patient Day a great success

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Patients with retinal degeneration and their families gathered in London on April 21st to attend the first UCL/Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology “Retina Patient Day”. Over 250 attendees had the opportunity to interact with more than 40 clinicians and scientists from Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology Department of Genetics, who provided updates on their research into developing effective treatments for blinding retinal conditions.

Metacognition: Computation, neurobiology and function podcast

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Watch Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging's Professor Christopher Frith discuss metacognition with Dr Stephen Fleming in this podcast, which featured in the recent  themed issue of Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. The issue was compiled and edited by Stephen M. Fleming, Raymond J. Dolan, Christopher D. Frith. Watch podcast

UCL News Podcast (18/05/12) - One Day in the City

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UCL podcast

The UCL News podcast gives you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening. 

Greater awareness needed of rare disease cluster to aid earlier diagnosis

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World experts gather at first international cilia scientific conference in London, 16-18 May

Brain surgery boost for children with severe epilepsy

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Professor Helen Cross (UCL Institute of Child Health) talks about epilepsy, and the different ways to treat the disorder. Read: BBC News, Great Ormond Street Hospital press release

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