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A drug company has announced positive results in the first global trial of a drug for a rare neuromuscular disease Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) which included patients from UCLH.
UCLH and UCL will benefit from a £56 million Cancer Research UK (CRUK) investment in next-generation radiotherapy research.
Alison Finch, an Assistant Chief Nurse at UCLH, features in a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) video this week to encourage healthcare professionals to get involved in research.
Attendees at the inaugural – and sold out – ‘BRC Lates’ event run in collaboration with UCL Special Collections were treated to talks from UCL researchers around the theme of medical imaging and explored rare books, archives and manuscripts from UCL’s unique collection.
Researchers at UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology (IoN) and the UCLH National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery (NHNN) are set to test whether a drug can slow progression of the devastating neurodegenerative condition Multiple System Atrophy (MSA).
UCL has received a £1 million grant from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to develop a new team of scientists to apply advances in computer science and big data to tackle cardiovascular disease.