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UCL Institute of Neurology

Research and teaching excellence

The Institute of Neurology has a world class reputation for neuroscience. The mission is to translate neuroscience discovery research into treatments for patients with neurological diseases.  A number of important research centres are based at the Institute, including the MRC Prion Unit, MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases and the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging

Professor Michael Hanna is the Director of the Institute, which is a specialist postgraduate institute of University College London, the top-ranked university in the UK for research in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience. 

The Institute is closely associated in its work with the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery. In combination they form a national and international centre at Queen Square for teaching, training and research in neurology and allied clinical and basic neurosciences.

What We Do

Please see our Infographic highlighting key data on the Institute.

Discovery research

The overarching research mission of the Institute is to undertake world class discovery neuroscience and translate it into improved diagnostics and treatments for patients.

Translational science

The Institute aims to be the translational experimental medicine hub of UCL Neuroscience, translating pre-clinical science into experimental medicine research

Study

Queen Square is an international leader in the provision of research-led education in clinical neuroscience and has a leadership role in clinical training nationally.

IoN News

BBC film highlights dementia research

A new BBC One film examining the science behind dementia, which was partly filmed at the Queen Square Brain Bank, UCL Institute of Neurology, aired last week.

Published: May 24, 2016 3:12:55 PM

Jernej Ule elected member of EMBO

We are delighted to announce that Jernej Ule, UCL Institute of Neurology, has been elected to EMBO membership, alongside 57 other outstanding researchers in the life sciences.

Published: May 23, 2016 4:13:51 PM