UCL and UK supermarkets unite to beat dementia
Publication date: 5 October 2015
supermarkets Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have
today pledged funds from the new levy on single-use carrier bags to
construction of a new world class dementia research centre at UCL.
Possible evidence for human transmission of Alzheimer’s pathology
Publication date: 10 September 2015
Amyloid beta pathology in the grey matter and blood vessel walls characteristic of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and the related cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) is observed in the brains of deceased patients who acquired Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD) following treatment with prion-contaminated human growth hormone.
GABA neurotransmitter may be progressive MS marker
Publication date: 4 September 2015
A neurotransmitter widely distributed in the brain may be a marker of a progressive multiple sclerosis, according to research led by Professor Olga Ciccarelli, UCL Institute of Neurology, published in Brain.