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UCL BioResource to include diabetes research patients 5 October 2015

UCL BioResource is expanding its reach by asking diabetes patients who have previously taken part in research if they consent to their previous samples being used to sign them up to the resource.

Tau abnormalities and neuronal death in FTD 25 September 2015

Researchers are one step nearer to finding out why abnormalities in the protein tau can lead to neuronal death in young-onset dementia.  

School student Bana Mustafa wins summer scheme blog competition 24 September 2015

We are excited to announce that Bana Mustafa is the winner of the 2015 BRC summer scheme blog competition.

Amyloid beta found in autopsy studies of tissue from CJD patients treated with human growth hormone 24 September 2015

BRC researchers have unexpectedly found amyloid beta protein in autopsy studies of brain tissue from Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) patients who had previously been treated with human growth hormone derived from cadaveric pituitary glands.

50-year old drug could revolutionise blood pressure treatment 21 September 2015

A drug that has been used for over 50 years as a diuretic could revolutionise treatment of resistant hypertension, according to research published today in the Lancet.

Combination of two drugs to treat lupus 8 September 2015

A clinical trial of a combination of two drugs to treat lupus is to start recruiting early next year.