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£3.8million for collaboration developing revolutionary infectious disease early warning systems 12 December 2017

i-sense, a research collaboration supported by our BRC, has been awarded a further £3.8 million by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to continue its groundbreaking work developing early warning sensing systems for infectious diseases. 

New drug lowers deadly Huntington’s disease protein for the first time
Ground-breaking drug lowers deadly Huntington’s disease protein for the first time 11 December 2017

The first drug targeting the known cause of the fatal brain disorder Huntington’s disease has successfully lowered the level of the harmful huntingtin protein in the nervous system, in a trial led by BRC-supported researchers. 

Taking the mystery out of PET/MRI scans 1 December 2017

PET/MRI scans could become more pleasant for patients, thanks to two films from UCLH's nuclear medicine department.

Simple test predicts diabetes remission following weight loss surgery 21 November 2017

A new simple test that helps predict which people with type 2 diabetes will benefit most from weight loss surgery has been developed.

Improving clinical trials with machine learning 16 November 2017

Machine learning could improve our ability to determine whether a new drug works in the brain, potentially enabling researchers to detect drug effects that would be missed entirely by conventional tests, according to a study published today in Brain.

Society's excluded people ten times more likely to die early 16 November 2017

People excluded from mainstream society in high-income countries have a tenfold increased risk of early death, according to research published in The Lancet.