UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences



Discoveries from UCL's Faculty of Medical Sciences are changing the world. Our research is leading the way when it comes to solving real problems and creating positive impact. Find out more about the top discoveries from UCL Faculty of Medical Science.

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Long Covid impact on ethnic minority health workers

UCL academics will play a key role in a new three-year study investigating the long-term health impact of Covid-19 on NHS healthcare workers from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

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Mental health services progress 'requires improvement'

A panel chaired by UCL's Professor Dame Jane Dacre says the UK Government's progress towards its nine key commitments on mental health services 'requires improvement'.

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Quell raises £117m to trial 'pioneering' cell therapy

A biopharmaceutical UCL spinout, Quell, has raised £117 million ($156m) to trial pioneering T cell therapy that could prevent organ rejection in liver transplant patients.

Advances in cancer treatment

Professor Jayant Vaidya explains how we're transforming the treatment of breast cancer treatment from weeks of radiotherapy to a one-off targeted therapy.

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Professor Mark Emberton joins the Made at UCL podcast to discuss his research into improving how we test and treat prostate cancer with imaging.

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Our COVID-19 research

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, our UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences experts have given updates and opinion to the press.

Our COVID-19 research

Our cancer research

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Our cancer research trials have continued throughout the pandemic. See the discoveries that are changing the landscape of cancer research.

Our cancer research

Our clinical trials research

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Studies led by UCL researchers have tested new therapies and drugs that will change clinical practice and improve the lives of patients.

Our clinical trials research