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Changes to gut bacteria could hold key to slowing down Motor Neurone Disease 28 March 2017

A team from the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre have been awarded the first ever major UK grant to investigate how changes in gut bacteria could slow the progression of neurodegenerative disorders such as Motor Neuron Disease.

MRI scans can help spot HIV in the brain 13 March 2017

Researchers have developed a way to use MRI scans to help identify when HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment.

Apply to have a stall at research open day 3 March 2017

UCLH is holding a huge open day celebrating research on 4 July this year and researchers are invited to have a stand.

Q+A with Dr Marie Scully on Rare Disease Day 28 February 2017

The BRC spoke to Dr Marie Scully, whose research focus is thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura, a rare blood disorder that causes blood clots to form in small blood vessels throughout the body, on Rare Disease Day. 

Professor Bryan Williams opens MedCity event 22 February 2017

BRC Director Professor Bryan Williams opened a unique event this month which sought to give the MedTech industry opportunity to connect with BRCs in London, Oxford and Cambridge.

Prospect for more effective treatment of nerve pain 21 February 2017

A new drug that causes less side effects than the standard treatment has been found to reduce the severity of trigeminal neuralgia, a sudden severe facial pain, according to research published in the Lancet Neurology.