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We bring together 4 UCL Faculties to create one of the largest and most renowned groupings of academics in biomedical, life and population health sciences.

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News

Watch the Reuters video of the story: An Eye test for Parkinson's

Eye test may detect Parkinson’s before symptoms appear

A new low-cost and non-invasive eye test could detect Parkinson’s disease before symptoms including tremors and muscle stiffness develop, according to new research in rats led by scientists at UCL.
Led by Professor Cordeiro, researchers at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology have discovered a new method of observing changes in the retina which can be seen in Parkinson’s before changes in the brain occur and the first symptoms become evident.
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Faculty Newsletter Summer 2016

The Faculty of Brain Sciences Newsletter for Summer 2016 is out now. More...

T Cell targeting of cancer

UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation collaborates with Cell Medica to develop products to fight cancer

UCL has signed a research collaboration with Cell Medica aiming to utilize UCL’s novel T cell receptor (TCR) technology to generate leading-edge modified TCR products for the treatment of cancer.
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Eye test may detect Parkinson’s before symptoms appear

A new low-cost and non-invasive eye test could detect Parkinson’s disease before symptoms including tremors and muscle stiffness develop, according to new research in rats led by scientists at UCL.  More...

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UCL climbs Shanghai world rankings to 17th place

UCL has risen to 17th place in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), published this week by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, retaining its position as one of only three UK universities in the top 20 worldwide. More...

Events

12 September, 2016Otto Wolff Lecture: The developing brain, from morphology to function
12 September, 2016Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health
13 September, 2016Supporting physical activity for people living with long term conditions
13 September, 2016Transcriptional profiling of early pathophysiological changes in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
19 September, 2016Bone marrow gene therapy - extending its application to multi system disorders
5 October, 2016Signaling Cygnets- Athena SWAN sharing knowledge and practice
5 October, 2016WIBR Cafe Seminar: Motor command neurons and their microcircuits: Dissecting the reticular formation
6 October, 2016UCL Synaptopathies Symposium
11 October, 2016ALS Seminar: Professor Corinne Houart
12 October, 2016UCL RoAR (Replacement of Animals in Research) Forum
13 October, 2016Neural interfaces for the brain and spinal cord
17 October, 2016Using human stem cell models to understand motor neuron development and disease: creative destruction
20 October, 2016Intrinsic optical changes in mammalian nerve terminals (and dense core vesicles as calcium amplifiers)
20 October, 2016Queen Square Uroneurology Course
21 October, 2016Slade Print Fair 2016
7 November, 2016Save the date - UCL Personalised Medicine Early Careers Network launch event
10 November, 2016New perspectives on post-stroke fatigue
15 November, 2016ALS Seminar: ALS and the corticospinal system
21 November, 2016New insights into rare muscle glycogen storage disorders
22 November, 2016Sports cognition: Exploring the cognition of elite sporting performance and the cognitive consequences of sports-related brain injury
22 February, 20173rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

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We accounted for 71% of UCL's research income 2012/13


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