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UCL launches partnership with Egypt’s New Giza University
5 February 2016
UCL and New Giza University have launched an
academic partnership to support colleagues from the NGU Faculty of Health
Sciences to develop and deliver high quality undergraduate medicine, dentistry
and pharmacy programmes in the Cairo region.
Rare bleeding disorder diagnosis improved with super-resolution microscopy
4 February 2016
Researchers from UCL, the National Physical Laboratory and
the Royal Free Hospital have differentiated between patients with a rare bleeding
disorder and healthy volunteers using super-resolution microscopy, providing an
alternative method for accurately and cost-effectively diagnosing rare platelet
Resistance to key HIV drug ‘concerningly common’
29 January 2016
HIV drug resistance to tenofovir, an antiretroviral drug vital to most
modern HIV treatment and prevention strategies, is surprisingly and worryingly common
according to a large study led by UCL and funded by the Wellcome Trust.
Estrogens alleviate hyperactivity in zebrafish with autism gene
28 January 2016
Research led by UCL, Yale and University
of California, San Francisco has shown that the hormone estrogen alleviates the
sleep disruption experienced by zebrafish genetically designed to help
understand the biology of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Antidepressants during pregnancy do not pose risk to unborn child
28 January 2016
Women who take antidepressants
during pregnancy do not appear to be at greater risk of giving birth to
children with congenital heart defects compared to women who are not exposed to
the drugs, according
to new research from UCL.
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