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Innovative gene therapy trial for Parkinson’s disease

A trial for a new gene therapy, known as AXO-Lenti-PD, aimed at improving the supply of dopamine in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease has been launched by researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals (UCLH).

Vitamin E could treat a deadly heart condition

Vitamin E could help reduce the severity of heart failure in patients suffering from Friedreich’s Ataxia cardiomyopathy, a rare neurological condition, according to a new UCL-led study.

First ‘3 in 1’ MS trial completed

Researchers have completed a clinical trial on multiple sclerosis (MS) in which 3 different drugs were tested at the same time instead of 1 by 1 by 1 – a world first in progressive neurological disease research.
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Pioneering software system transforming brain surgery

A team of researchers, clinicians and engineers from UCLH, UCL, King’s College London and the Epilepsy Society have developed a world-leading software system called EpiNav, which stands for epilepsy navigation, and their work is being featured on tonight's episode of the BBC’s Trust Me I’m a Doctor.