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UCL and Teva study to research role of inflammation in neurodegeneration 30 November 2015

UCL has collaborated with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries to research the role of inflammation in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's.

Research reveals how specific diet works to help epilepsy 25 November 2015

Researchers have found out how a specific diet works to help treat patients with uncontrolled epilepsy.

Guidance out on preventing highly resistant infections 20 November 2015

Guidance on preventing transmission of highly resistant infections has been published to mark Antibiotic Awareness Week.

Impact of BRC shown by academic papers 20 November 2015

The impact of our BRC funding on biomedical research is increasingly evident in academic papers, according to latest figures.

The NIHR biomedical research centre at UCLH has seen a year-on-year increase of around 10% in the number of papers acknowledging BRC support.

Clinic hopes to revolutionise cancer prevention for women with BRCA mutation 19 November 2015

A research clinic was launched this week in a bid to find out why women with the BRCA gene mutation are at such a high risk of developing cancer.

Research into treating dementia before symptoms appear 18 November 2015

Researchers are looking at ways of treating patients with an inherited type of dementia before symptoms develop.