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20 June 2014: Limb regeneration: do salamanders hold the key?

The secret of how salamanders successfully regrow body parts is being unravelled by UCL researchers in a bid to apply it to humans. More...

19 June 2014: Queen’s Birthday Honours for the UCL community

A number of people from the UCL community have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. More...

16 June 2014: Queen's birthday honours

Professor Catherine Law, Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology at UCL Institute of Child Health received a CBE for services to Public Health. More on this story

Professor David Fish, Managing Director of UCLPartners Academic Health Science Partnership, was knighted for services to the NHS. More on this story
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16 June 2014: Immune system implicated in dementia development

The immune system and body’s response to damaged cells play a key role in the development of frontotemporal dementia (FTD), finds new UCL-led research. More...

12 June 2014: Leukaemia drug found to stimulate immunity against many cancer types

A class of drug currently being used to treat leukaemia has the unexpected side-effect of boosting immune responses against many different cancers, reports a new study led by scientists at UCL and the Babraham Institute, Cambridge. More...

6 June 2014: ‘Map of pain’ reveals how our ability to identify the source of pain varies across the body

“Where does it hurt?” is the first question asked to any person in pain. More...

5 June 2014: Our own treacherous immune genes can cause cancer after viral infection

HPV (human papillomavirus) infection is widely known to induce cancer. Many of the mutations that cause this virally-induced cancer are caused by a family of genes that normally combats viral infections, finds new UCL research. More...

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