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Large funding boost for gene therapies to treat chronic disease 19 June 2018

UCL researchers have received a boost of over £88 million to continue their ground-breaking research into gene therapies for disorders like haemophilia.

Brain shrinkage predicts MS disability progression 18 June 2018

A UCL-led research team are now able to better predict the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) after identifying patterns of tissue loss in the brain.

Patients with diabetes at increased risk of Parkinson’s 14 June 2018

New research shows people with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those without diabetes.

Novel blood test can now detect liver disease before symptoms appear 30 May 2018

UCL researchers have developed a blood test that can detect the early stages of liver scarring (liver fibrosis) that, if left unchecked, can lead to irreversible fatal liver disease. 

Novel mathematical approach to detect early Alzheimer’s Disease 30 May 2018

UCL researchers are developing novel mathematical approaches in order to detect Alzheimer’s Disease in its earliest stages, and predict when symptoms will occur.

Potential cure for adults with immune system disorders 23 May 2018

Bone marrow transplants (BMT) for patients with life threatening immune disorders, which up until now have only be carried out on children are safe and effective in treating adults, according to a new study.