Six COVID-19 vaccines are safe and boost immunity for people who have had two doses of AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech, results from the UK-wide COV-BOOST trial show.
Innovative technology to help older people with balance disorders can significantly improve patients’ balance, their ability to perform everyday tasks and their social wellbeing.
UCL academic Professor Brian Hutton has been awarded the prestigious Peter Mansfield Medal and Prize by the Institute of Physics (IOP) for his distinguished contributions to the field of medical physics.
UCL researchers have for the first time found evidence that cross-sex hormone treatment – given to people who are transitioning genders – induces changes in fat metabolism that require further exploration.
A world-first study at UCLH and UCL has shown that whole genome sequencing (WGS) can uncover new diagnoses for people across the broadest range of rare diseases investigated to date and could deliver enormous benefits for the NHS.
UCLH and UCL clinician scientist Professor Charles Swanton has been awarded the prestigious Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s 2021 Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research.
Next generation vaccines for Covid-19 should aim to induce an immune response against ‘replication proteins’, essential for the very earliest stages of the viral cycle, according to new UCL research.
Rates of middle ear infection in children fell dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study.
An oral treatment may reduce the need for oxygen therapy and speed recovery of hospitalised COVID-19 patients.
UCLH researchers have helped to develop a major new Science Museum exhibition.
UCLH and UCL researchers have set out how artificial intelligence (AI) can and should be harnessed to transform hearing healthcare and research.
UCLH consultant Professor Sir Ali Zumla been awarded the prestigious EU-EDCTP Pascoal Mocumbi Prize for outstanding scientific research, health services capacity building, training and advocacy achievements in Africa.
UCL scientists have found that people with the Alzheimer’s risk gene, APOE4, perform better in visual working memory tests than people without the gene.
An anti-viral gene that increases the risk of both Alzheimer’s disease and severe Covid-19 has been identified by a UCL-led research team.
People can safely receive the Covid-19 and influenza vaccine at the same time, according to a new study. The ‘Combining Influenza and Covid-19 Vaccination (ComFluCOV) study’ published as a preprint, found that immune responses to both the influenza and Covid-19 vaccine were preserved when given