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Spinal surgery breakthrough - studies to start in 2015 24 October 2014

Clinical studies are set to start next year at UCL into the use of cells from the nose to repair damaged nerves in the spinal cord.

£13.5m award will boost BRC-supported research 24 October 2014

BRC-supported research has benefitted from an extra £13.5 million awarded to UCL to help advance clinical research.

Researchers and PhD students can apply for up to £3k for PPI 22 October 2014

Biomedical researchers and PhD students are invited to apply for grants of up to £3,000 to involve patients and the public in their research.

Parkinson's study part of £60m MRC investment 20 October 2014

A BRC-supported project looking at a genetic mutation and whether it is possible to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease has been funded as part of a £60m investment from the Medical Research Council (MRC).

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Nine out of ten people willing to take part in research 17 October 2014

Nine in ten people would be willing to participate in research if diagnosed with a medical condition or disease, according to results published this week.

UCLH top recruiter in critical patients nutrition study 17 October 2014

UCLH was the top recruiting site in a study that solved a long unanswered question about providing nutrition to critically ill patients.

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