8 December 2016: Glaucoma drug may have potential to treat Alzheimer’s disease
A drug which is used to treat the common eye disease glaucoma may have potential as a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, according to scientists at UCL. More...
8 December 2016: Mother-child HIV transmission at all time low in UK and Ireland
The number of mothers passing the HIV virus to their babies has fallen to a new record low in the UK and Ireland thanks to the very high take-up of antenatal HIV screening and treatment which reduces virus levels in the pregnant women, according to research led by UCL. More...
7 December 2016: Wellcome invests £24.1M in Research Centres at UCL
Wellcome has today announced funding for two Wellcome Trust Centres at UCL. Wellcome Centres aim to advance our understanding of health and disease, and span fundamental and social sciences, clinical research and engineering. More...
5 December 2016: Women with dementia receive less medical attention
Women with dementia have fewer visits to the GP, receive less health monitoring and take more potentially harmful medication than men with dementia, new UCL research reveals. More...
2 December 2016: Worrying denial of invasive species threat
A new battlefront is opening in science denialism and this time the target is the science of invasive alien species and the fight to protect some of the world’s rarest species and most unique ecosystems, say a team involving UCL scientists. More...
1 December 2016: HIV patients showing signs of multidrug resistance in Africa
28 November 2016: Cannabis review from Division of Psychiatry published in Nature
25 November 2016: Prize awarded to Faculty Dean for research achievements
25 November 2016: UCL researchers receive prestigious grant for schizophrenia research
22 November 2016: UCL neuroscientists are the 'most influential in the modern era'
16 November 2016: Conservation lessons from Pokémon GO
16 November 2016: UCL spin-outs at heart of new £1 billion life sciences investment group
14 November 2016: Pain sensors specialised for specific sensations
11 November 2016: Skipping breakfast and not enough sleep can make children overweight
10 November 2016: Mismatched light and heat levels can disrupt body clock
8 November 2016: Blood vessels control brain growth
7 November 2016: Older dogs better at learning new tricks
27 October 2016: Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research
25 October 2016: How lying takes our brains down a 'slippery slope’
24 October 2016: ‘Middle England’ faces lowest psychosis risk
17 October 2016: Sainsbury Wellcome Centre wins building award
14 October 2016: Toddlers’ food fussiness is heavily influenced by genes