BRC News


HIV remission achieved in second patient

A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 – the most widespread form of HIV – after ceasing treatment, reports a paper led by researchers at UCL and Imperial College London.

Recruitment target success in rheumatoid arthritis prevention trial

Researchers running a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) prevention trial exceeded their patient recruitment target, despite the challenge of recruiting people who are only at risk of RA, rather than those who already have the disease. The study is looking at whether a RA therapy can prevent high risk
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BRC releases film on placement scheme for disadvantaged students

The BRC has released a film about the in2science scheme which provides lab placements for ‘A’ level students from disadvantaged backgrounds. The film, screened for the first time last night, was co-produced by students who had taken part in the scheme working with a professional filmmaker. The