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UCL Institute of Neurology

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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.

Our mission

The mission is to translate neuroscience discovery research into treatments for patients with neurological diseases.

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 600 staff, occupies some 12,000 sq m of laboratory, lecture room and office space, and has a current annual turnover of £75m.

A number of important research centres are based at the Institute of Neurology. These include:

Wellcome and MRC centres

Other research centres of excellence

The Institute also has active collaborative research programmes with the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience and the Gatsby Computational Neuroscience UnitSainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour and the Synaptopathies initiative

Please see our Partners page for other collaborators.