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Evidence of brain damage found in former footballers

Evidence of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a potential cause of dementia caused by repeated blows to the head, has been found in the brains of former association football (soccer) players examined at the UCL Queen Square Brain Bank. More...


Alien species on the rise globally

The number of alien species is increasing globally, and does not show any sign of saturation, finds an international team involving UCL researchers. More...


PhD student to focus on how hospital electronic prescribing can improve quality and safety

New research is focusing on how hospital electronic prescribing can be used to improve safety and quality of medication use, as a part of the UCL Institute of Digital Health (UCL IDH) and Cerner UK collaborative partnership.

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E-cigarettes safer than smoking says long-term study

E-cigarettes are less toxic and safer to use compared to conventional cigarettes, according to research published in Annals of Internal Medicine.   More...

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Immune system defence force captured in action

How the natural defence force within our immune system attacks and destroys harmful invaders such as virus-infected and cancerous cells has been visualised in microscopic detail by scientists from UCL, Birkbeck, University of London, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre and Monash University, Australia. More...


22 February, 20173rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017
22 February, 2017Workshop - Preparing Collaborative Horizon 2020 grants for April 2017 to June 2017 deadlines’
23 February, 2017Investigating the mechanisms of regulatory T-cell differentiation in vivo by novel Fluorescent Timer reporters
27 February, 2017Antiretroviral restriction factors and mechanisms of viral evasion or counteraction
8 March, 2017Accelerating Access to Personalised Medicine
8 March, 2017The effects of busy roads on local people
9 March, 2017Adoptive T cell therapy: From single T cells to immunity
10 March, 2017Rewired: the Brain, Art, and Innovation
13 March, 2017UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme
14 March, 2017ALS Seminar: From flies to humans: novel insights into ALS pathogenesis
15 March, 2017MRC Prion Unit Departmental Seminar - Title tbc
20 March, 2017STS Haldane Lecture
22 March, 2017Global Health Film Screening: "Beyond the cloud" - the story of e-cigs
23 March, 2017Ageing of the immune system: Cues from the microenvironment
24 March, 2017LSHTM/UCL World TB Day Symposium
27 March, 2017Macrophage innate responses against S.pneumoniae
6 April, 2017Role of Rho GTPases in immune cell migration
11 April, 2017ALS Seminar: title tbc
24 April, 2017Insights into innate immunity from analysing the genetics of gene expression
8 May, 2017Modulation of host endothelium by the human malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum
17 May, 2017IMN Seminar Series: ‘Shedding light on the brainstem control of locomotion’
5 June, 2017The immunology of TB
7 June, 2017IMN Seminar Series: Title TBC
13 June, 2017ALS Seminar: Should we target spinal microcircuits to treat ALS?
16 June, 20172017 UCL Neuroscience Symposium
19 June, 2017Cell-intrinsic defence mechanisms against HIV-1
28 June, 2017IMN Seminar Series: Title TBC
3 July, 2017Understanding cellular heterogeneity
5 July, 2017IMN Seminar Series: Title TBC

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