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Meaning of brain scans for ‘pain’ called into question

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'Pain matrix[' in person who doesn't feel pain

Patterns of brain activity thought to show pain responses have been called into question after researchers from UCL and the University of Reading saw such patterns in rare patients born without a sense of pain.

New team to develop radiotherapies that target cancer more effectively

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CGI of proton beam therapy equipment

Safer precision radiotherapies that will be able to cure more cancers with fewer side-effects will be available within five years under ambitious new plans for research and treatment at the UCL Cancer Institute and University College London Hospitals (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust.

School affects girls’ chances of being diagnosed with an eating disorder

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The school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, finds a new study co-authored by UCL researchers. The results are published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.

Brain caught ‘filing’ memories during rest

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woman sleeping

Memories formed in one part of the brain are replayed and transferred to a different area of the brain during rest, according to a new UCL study in rats.

Nick Lesica has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship

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Nick Lesica

Congratulations to Dr Nick Lesica from UCL Ear Institute who has been awarded a Senior Fellowship in Basic Biomedical Science by the Wellcome Trust which will last for five years.

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