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A mechanism that cells use to group together and move around the body – called 'chase and run' - has been described for the first time by scientists at UCL. More...
Scientists at UCL have developed new technology which reveals that blood pressure measured close to the heart is much higher during sleep than previously thought. Night time blood pressure is a strong predictor of both heart disease and stroke, with previous studies establishing that blood pressure measured over the arm falls at night during sleep. However these new data indicate that the night-time decline in blood pressure may be less extensive than previously thought. More...
UCL has been awarded £11.1 million from the UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) towards the cost of the new UCL Institute for Immunity and Transplantation at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead. More...
Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute, unveiled the organisation’s strategy today at a ceremony attended by senior government ministers and heads of the institute's founding partners, including UCL's President & Provost Professor Malcolm Grant. More...
29 May 2013: Avatar therapy helps silence voices in schizophrenia
An avatar system that enables people with schizophrenia to control the voice of their hallucinations is being developed by researchers at UCL with support from the Wellcome Trust. More...
16 May 2013: Post-mortem MRI: a viable alternative to an autopsy
9 May 2013: TRACK-HD study identifies early predictors of disease progression in Huntington's disease
1 May 2013: Behaviour of seabirds during migration revealed
19 April 2013: Sounds of UCL: competition winners and panoramas
18 April 2013: European Commission must innovate to get value from €70 billion science funding programme
12 April 2013: Search for new antibiotics advanced by discovery of key processes within bacterial protein
27 March 2013: UCL PhD researcher strikes gold in Parliament
27 March 2013: UCL Friends of MSF charity run
15 March 2013: Taking medicine to extreme heights
13 March 2013: UCL Open Access Guidelines and Publishing Guide
27 February 2013: Bowel cancers reshuffle their genetic pack to cheat treatment