UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences
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Nobel Prizes have been won by no less than 29 current and past students and academics at UCL. The latest of those came in 2014 when Professor John O’Keefe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his break-through work in neuroscience.
Six of these have been awarded to former students and staff of the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
The First Surgery under Anaesthesia was performed by a surgeon at UCL.
The Immune System and Autoimmune Disease were both discovered at UCL.
UCL Medical Sciences plays a leading role in providing first-rate health care by being associated with several major teaching hospitals, including the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, the Royal Free Hospital and Moorfields Eye Hospital.