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23 February 2017: UCL part of new £100 million Rosalind Franklin Institute
UCL is involved in the Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI) – a major new £100 million investment by the government into the development of an innovative multi-disciplinary science and technology research centre. More...
23 February 2017: Long-term stress linked to higher levels of obesity
People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research by scientists at UCL which involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body’s response to stress. More...
22 February 2017: Education does not protect against cognitive decline
A European-wide study published today in the journal Neuroepidemiology has found that whilst older people with a higher level of education have better memory function, it does not protect them from cognitive decline as they age. More...
22 February 2017: Cat ownership not linked to mental health problems
New UCL research has found no link between cat ownership and psychotic symptoms, casting doubt on previous suggestions that people who grew up with cats are at higher risk of mental illness. More...
15 February 2017: Evidence of brain damage found in former footballers
Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the UCL Queen Square Brain Bank. More...
15 February 2017: Alien species on the rise globally
7 February 2017: PhD student to focus on how hospital electronic prescribing can improve quality and safety
7 February 2017: E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study
7 February 2017: Immune system defence force captured in action
3 February 2017: 'Brute force' can overcome antibiotic resistance
1 February 2017: Professor Geoffrey Raisman
1 February 2017: New Director of MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL
1 February 2017: Iceland delivers on £10m pledge to UCL Dementia Research
30 January 2017: Gene key for chemically reprogramming human stem cells
18 January 2017: Delirium could accelerate dementia-related mental decline
13 January 2017: Mapping movements of alien bird species
11 January 2017: Supporting actors take lead role as our brains age
11 January 2017: Launch of the PHAGO project to explore a new approach for patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease
10 January 2017: High-sugar diet programmes a short lifespan in flies
6 January 2017: UCL staff recognised in New Year Honours 2017
6 January 2017: UCL health collaborations in low and middle-income countries win Research Councils funding
5 January 2017: Professor Miranda Wolpert honoured with MBE for services to child and adolescent mental healthcare
21 December 2016: Sex cells evolved to pass on quality mitochondria