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Human story of MS research

People with MS and researchers at Queens Square have worked together to produce a film telling the human story of clinical research.

Immunotherapy for bowel cancer could change clinical practice

A large international trial involving UCL and UCLH has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled the progression free survival time of patients with a specific subtype of advanced bowel cancer, when compared with chemotherapy.

UCLH top recruiter to research studies in NIHR region

UCLH was the top recruiter of patients to studies on the NIHR portfolio last year in the North Thames area – the NIHR region which includes 23 NHS Trusts and 20 Clinical Commissioning Groups in parts of London, Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

24 Covid-19 studies now open at UCLH

UCLH now has 24 active Covid-19 research studies – up from nine at the beginning of the month – with another 9 under consideration or being set up.