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5 February 2016: UCL launches partnership with Egypt’s New Giza University
UCL and New Giza University have launched an academic partnership to support colleagues from the NGU Faculty of Health Sciences to develop and deliver high quality undergraduate medicine, dentistry and pharmacy programmes in the Cairo region. More...
Researchers from UCL, the National Physical Laboratory and the Royal Free Hospital have differentiated between patients with a rare bleeding disorder and healthy volunteers using super-resolution microscopy, providing an alternative method for accurately and cost-effectively diagnosing rare platelet diseases. More...
29 January 2016: Resistance to key HIV drug ‘concerningly common’
HIV drug resistance to tenofovir, an antiretroviral drug vital to most
modern HIV treatment and prevention strategies, is surprisingly and worryingly common
according to a large study led by UCL and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
28 January 2016: Estrogens alleviate hyperactivity in zebrafish with autism gene
Research led by UCL, Yale and University of California, San Francisco has shown that the hormone estrogen alleviates the sleep disruption experienced by zebrafish genetically designed to help understand the biology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More...
28 January 2016: Antidepressants during pregnancy do not pose risk to unborn child
Women who take antidepressants during pregnancy do not appear to be at greater risk of giving birth to children with congenital heart defects compared to women who are not exposed to the drugs, according to new research from UCL. More...
27 January 2016: 1 in 10 suicide attempt risk among friends and relatives of people who die by suicide
26 January 2016: Epilepsy drug could protect nerves from damage in MS
25 January 2016: UCL joins consortium to launch £40 million Apollo Therapeutics Fund
22 January 2016: New test could predict dementia risk during routine GP visits
20 January 2016: UCL launches free online dementia course
12 January 2016: Bacterium’s coiled anchor causes urinary tract infections
6 January 2016: UCL staff recognised in New Year Honours 2016
5 January 2016: Map shows hotspots for bat-human virus transmission risk
23 December 2015: Mammal diversity exploded immediately after dinosaur extinction
21 December 2015: Apply to the UCL-Birkbeck MRC Doctoral Training Programme
21 December 2015: Research shows older workers with better working conditions retire later
17 December 2015: Parents need more guidance to prevent toddlers overeating
17 December 2015: Study finds Americans do not have better teeth than the English
10 December 2015: Syncona and UCLB launch Freeline Therapeutics
9 December 2015: Why focusing on a visual task will make us deaf to our surroundings
4 December 2015: GM mice reveal the secret to a painless life
2 December 2015: Study highlights burden of eating disorders in South London