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£1.3m award for research into cardio protection 16 September 2014

BRC researchers have been awarded £1.3m to develop novel cardioprotective strategies.

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Creating brain cells from skin to study Alzheimer’s 15 September 2014

An early-career UCL researcher has been awarded £900,000 for a stem cell study to develop new treatments for dementia.

UCLH is UK site for major Alzheimer’s prevention trial 11 September 2014

UCLH is to test two drugs to see if it’s possible to prevent Alzheimer’s disease from developing in at-risk people.

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Researchers awarded NIHR rare disease fellowships 11 September 2014

Three UCL researchers supported by our biomedical research centre and biomedical research unit have been awarded National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funding to study groups of patients with rare neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases, with the aim of developing new treatments for patients.

PPI workshop back by popular demand 5 September 2014

Our BRC is repeating its popular one-day workshop for researchers on patient and public involvement (PPI) in biomedical research.

Trial offers hope to brain haemorrhage stroke patients 1 September 2014

UCLH will participate in a trial to investigate a drug which could offer hope to brain haemorrhage stroke survivors.