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23 October 2014: UCL awarded £13.5 million to advance medical research facilities
As part of the Clinical Research Infrastructure Initiative, UCL has been awarded £13.5 million for a number of projects to help advance clinical research. More...
23 October 2014: Simplifying TB treatments to improve patients’ lives
Ways to simplify treatments for tuberculosis (TB) to reduce drug resistance and make it easier for patients to complete their course of treatment have been trialled by two international groups involving UCL scientists. More...
23 October 2014: How glands expand to fight off disease
The same specialised immune cells that patrol the body looking for signs of infection also trigger the expansion of glands called lymph nodes, which are the control centres of our immune system, according to new research from UCL and Cancer Research UK. More...
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.
21 October 2014: UCL research helps paralysed man to recover function
17 October 2014: Myelin vital for learning new practical skills
17 October 2014: Amphibians being wiped out by emerging viruses
14 October 2014: Oral health problems in elite athletes ‘must be addressed’
13 October 2014: UCL Prize Lecture for Clinical Science now online
6 October 2014: Nobel Prize for Professor John O’Keefe
3 October 2014: UCL gets £15M to train the next generation of bioscientists
25 September 2014: Interactive website helps lower-income smokers to stop smoking
24 September 2014: Modest effect of statins on diabetes risk and bodyweight related to mechanism of action
17 September 2014: Gene variant that dramatically reduces ‘bad’ lipids
16 September 2014: Dental and nutrition experts call for radical rethink on free sugars intake
15 September 2014: Liz Sampson reflects on being awarded William Farr Medal
11 September 2014: ‘Fat shaming’ doesn’t encourage weight loss
9 September 2014: High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex
9 September 2014: Antibiotics do not shorten tuberculosis treatment, finds Phase 3 trial
5 September 2014: E-cigarette policies ‘should not be distorted by alarmist commentaries dressed up as evidence’
5 September 2014: Creating brain cells from skin to study Alzheimer’s
26 August 2014: How to rejuvenate ageing immune cells