About the Institute
The Institute of Neurology was established in 1950,
merged with UCL in 1997, and is a key component of the Faculty of Brain Sciences at UCL. The Institute has eight academic Departments, which encompass clinical and basic research within each theme. In parallel, there are currently six Divisions representing professional affiliations.
The mission is to translate neuroscience discovery research into treatments for patients with neurological diseases.
- Research profiles
- Research Groups and Themes
- Research Excellence and Impact
- Meet the researcher videos
The UCL Institute of Neurology has a significant postgraduate teaching and training portfolio, with over 500 graduate students at Queen Square. The Institute employs over 700 staff, occupies some 12,000 sq m of laboratory, lecture room and office space, and has a current annual turnover of £75m.
- Infographic highlighting key data of the Institute
- Current officers of the Institute
- History of the Institute
A number of important research centres are based at the Institute of Neurology. These include:
Wellcome and MRC centres
Other research centres of excellence
- Dementia Research Centre
- Huntington's Disease Centre
- Functional Neurosurgery Unit
- Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre (LWENC)
- Max Planck UCL Centre for Computational Psychiatry and Ageing Research
- Multiple Sclerosis Centre
- Reta Lila Weston Institute
- Stroke Research Centre
- ALS Centre
The Institute also has active collaborative research programmes with the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and the Synaptopathies initiative
Please see our Partners page for other collaborators.