A major study to assess whether mindfulness
training for teenagers can improve their mental health launches today, involving researchers from UCL alongside staff and students at the UCL Academy.
16 July 2015: Improving treatment for systemic amyloidosis
A potential new approach to treat systemic amyloidosis, invented at UCL and being developed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), marks the start of a successful and innovative academic-industry collaboration. More...
UCL has successfully coordinated a £16 million bid to work with the Medical Research Council (MRC), GSK and four other universities to improve scientists’ understanding of inflammatory and fibrotic diseases that present a serious burden to patients. More...
14 July 2015: Landmark 69-year study to provide window into dementia
A landmark study that has been following a group of people since their birth in the same week in March 1946 is now turning its focus to the risk factors and early signs of dementia. More...
14 July 2015: Major new research study on the impact of system-wide reorganisation of cancer services
A research team led by Professor Naomi Fulop (UCL Department of Applied Health Research) has been awarded £1.2 million over three and a half years by the National Institute for Health Research Health Services and Delivery Research Programme to study the centralisation of specialist cancer surgical services. More...
3 July 2015: Old world monkey had tiny, complex brain
26 June 2015: Rats 'dream' paths to a brighter future
25 June 2015: Cancer drug makes fruit flies live longer
24 June 2015: Single gene controls fish brain size and intelligence
17 June 2015: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community
16 June 2015: ‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
3 June 2015: New treatment for polycystic kidney disease
27 May 2015: Dr D. Flemming Hansen wins Marlow Award
21 May 2015: Working with Saracens to monitor concussion in rugby
19 May 2015: Missing molecule prevents puberty
14 May 2015: Smoking induces early signs of cancer in cheek swabs