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7 March 2014: Deputy Director for the Life Study
Professor Carol Dezateux, Director of Life Study at the UCL Institute of Child Health, is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Peter Elias as Deputy Director of the Study. More...
Drugs used to treat blindness-causing disorders could be successfully administered by eye drops rather than unpleasant and expensive eye injections, according to new research led by UCL scientists that could be a breakthrough for the millions worldwide suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and other eye disorders. More...
We are delighted to announce a ground-breaking new research partnership between Queen Mary University of London and UCL Institute of Neurology (under UCLPartners) and the charity Brain Tumour Research. The partnership begins a new chapter in long-term, sustainable and continuous research into brain tumours, the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40. More...
26 February 2014: Climate change causes high, but predictable, extinction risks
Judging the effects of climate change on extinction may be easier than previously thought, according to a paper published today in the journal Nature Climate Change. More...
23 February 2014: Climate change won't reduce winter deaths
Climate change is unlikely to reduce the UK’s excess winter death rate as previously thought. A new study, published today in Nature Climate Change, debunks the widely held view that warmer winters will cut the number of deaths normally seen at the coldest time of year. More...
21 February 2014: £10 million funding for pioneering brain tumour research programmes
17 February 2014: Why tackling appetite could hold the key to preventing childhood obesity
14 February 2014: Promising new treatment for respiratory syndrome
14 February 2014: Interactive map of human genetic history revealed
13 February 2014: Mathematical beauty activates same brain region as great art or music
12 February 2014: €3.5m to improve diagnosis of balance disorders
6 February 2014: Brain asymmetry improves processing of sensory information
6 February 2014: UCL to benefit from £8.9m medical bioinformatics grant
31 January 2014: Vibrations influence the circadian clock of a fruit fly
23 January 2014: Heart attack survival far lower in UK than Sweden
21 January 2014: Enjoying life helps to keep you healthy
9 January 2014: Patient's own bone-marrow stem cells could treat resistant TB
13 December 2013: Research Images as Art/Art Images as Research: winners announced
11 December 2013: New project explores using algae to produce speciality oils
11 December 2013: UCL takes the lead with £8.5m funding for dementia research
9 December 2013: Two awards for academic health science centre paper
4 December 2013: Tuberculosis research project wins Times Higher Education award