Seven stories from the UCL Faculty of Population Health Sciences were chosen by the UCL community to represent the best of UCL as part of its #MadeAtUCL campaign.
The campaign highlights 100 stories showing how UCL works to improve lives and communities and create real-world impact. These stories celebrate how we have been touching lives across the fields of health, technology, culture, the environment, communities, and justice and equality through our ground-breaking research and discoveries.
People on HIV treatment 'ART', where the virus is at undetectable levels, are “sexually non-infectious”, finds a landmark study led by Prof Alison Rodger. This will have a strong impact on people with HIV and help address HIV-related stigma.
A team from University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) has operated on the abnormally developed spinal cords of two babies in the womb, in a UK medical first.
Around 2.5 million children die annually in their first month of life. To address this, UCL co-created Neotree – an app for all healthcare workers, producing a suggested diagnosis and management plan according to national neonatal guidelines.
An online tool developed at UCL has been helping people with diabetes manage their own health with easily accessible evidence-based information and support.
A UCL-led project has been informing policy makers for over a decade on the best ways to reduce the prevalence of smoking - the single biggest preventable cause of cancer.
One of the top challenges in tackling cancer is catching it early enough to carry out effective treatment. Two UCL research groups are working to improve cancer screening programmes to benefit thousands more people.
One of the world’s largest, most detailed studies of sexual behaviour has been informing health policy and modernising public dialogues around sex for over 30 years.