2 September 2015: Antipsychotics inappropriately prescribed to people with intellectual disabilities
Large numbers of people with intellectual disabilities are being inappropriately prescribed antipsychotic drugs, finds a new UCL study. More...
20 August 2015: Working long hours linked to higher risk of stroke
Working 55 hours or more per week is linked to a 33% greater risk of stroke and a more modest (13%) increased risk of developing coronary heart disease compared with working a standard 35 to 40 hour week, according to the largest study in this field so far, led by UCL and published in The Lancet. More...
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
14 July 2015: Major new research study on the impact of system-wide reorganisation of cancer services
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