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UCL BioResource ‘recruitment challenge’ at Maple House 23 January 2017

The UCL BioResource ‘recruitment challenge’ at Maple House continued this week, with the initiative receiving a boost from Dr Nick McNally, BRC Chief Operating Officer.

One in four men with suspected prostate cancer could avoid unnecessary biopsy if given an MRI scan first 20 January 2017

Giving men with suspected prostate cancer an MRI scan could improve diagnosis and save those who do not have aggressive cancers from having an unnecessary biopsy, according to a study published in The Lancet.

Certain brain and spinal cord lesions can predict if MS patients will develop disability within 5 years 16 January 2017

The presence of certain brain and spinal cord lesions can be used to predict if an MS patient with their first symptoms will develop significant disability within five years, according to research published in Multiple Sclerosis Journal.

Researchers develop tool to predict cognitive decline in Parkinson’s 4 January 2017

Researchers have developed a tool to predict cognitive decline in newly-diagnosed Parkinson’s disease patients

BRC led research finds light therapy effectively treats early prostate cancer 20 December 2016

A drug activated by laser light successfully destroys early prostate cancer while avoiding side-effects that commonly occur with surgery, trial results published today have shown.

New £250m UK Dementia Research Institute to be led from UCL 14 December 2016

UCL has been selected as the 'hub' of the new UK Dementia Research Institute, to be led by Professor Bart De Strooper.

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