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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.

Study finds evidence of brain damage in former footballers 15 February 2017

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

UCLH join up with European hospitals as part of €5 million project to design ultimate patient monitor 7 February 2017

UCLH is one of five European academic hospitals that make up Nightingale, a project awarded over €5 million to challenge industry to develop wireless, wearable technology to monitor patients in the ward and at home.

First patient in Europe recruited to rare bone cancer study 6 February 2017

UCLH has recruited the first patient in Europe to a major new study to see if a combination of cancer drugs can benefit patients with a rare bone cancer.

Age and literacy may protect against loss of cognitive function 1 February 2017

Age and literacy may protect against loss of cognitive function, according to research published in Neuropsychologia.