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Dead Good: Rare opportunity to visit UCL Pathology Museum

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Pathology Museum

There is a rare opportunity to see inside one of London’s most morbid museums as UCL Pathology Museum at the Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead, opens its doors to the public for one weekend only this September.

UCL key partner in £14m cancer biotherapeutics research hub

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Biotherapeutics involves manipulating and enabling living cells to fight cancer

Researchers at UCL will play a leading role in a new world class hub for cancer biotherapeutics, which has been launched by Cancer Research UK.

Some patients not receiving ADHD treatment, despite overall increase 

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Some patients still not receiving ADHD treatment

Medication use to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has significantly increased across the world, however prescription rates are still far below diagnosis rates in most Western countries, a major new study co-led by UCL has found. 

Emotionally stable people spend more on Christmas

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Shopping mall

People who are more emotionally stable spend more during the Christmas season, while those who are high in neuroticism spend less, according to new research by UCL and Northwestern University.

Blood and brain fluid change first in Huntington’s disease

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Blood sample

A simple blood test can detect the earliest changes caused by Huntington’s disease, even before scans can pick up any signs in the brain, a new UCL-led study has found.

UCL retains place in global top 20 for job outcomes

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UCl's Wilkins Building

UCL has once again been ranked among the top 20 universities in the world for the employability of its graduates in the latest QS global rankings of 660 institutions. 

Fellowship of the rings: Bentham’s legacy

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bentham ring

The world-renowned English philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), and the spiritual forebear of UCL, famously left his remains to science, but his head and strands of his hair are also the key feature of twenty-six memorial rings that he had made before his death. 

Beatboxers’ and guitarists’ brains react differently to hearing music

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Guitar

The brains of professional beatboxers and guitarists respond to music differently when compared to each other and non-musicians, finds a new UCL-led study.

Thousands of operations cancelled at last minute, UCL study finds

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one in seven operations cancelled

One in seven operations in UK hospitals are cancelled on the day of surgery, a new study led by the UCL Surgical Outcomes Research Centre and the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

Researchers welcome NHS roll out of cutting edge cancer treatment

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B cell leukemia

NHS England’s announcement that children and young people with leukaemia will receive a ‘revolutionary’ treatment has been welcomed by the UCL Cancer Institute, which has helped develop the therapy.

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