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).
Published: Oct 25, 2018 2:03:41 PM
Learning about someone’s political beliefs interferes with a person’s ability to assess expertise, as people judge like-minded peers as being more expert in fields completely unrelated to politics, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Oct 24, 2018 12:41:24 PM
Children who are the youngest in their classroom are more likely to be diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) than their older classmates, finds a new global study co-authored by UCL.
Published: Oct 15, 2018 11:09:04 AM
The first clinical trial of novel approach to modifying the progression of Alzheimer's disease has opened in London, led by UCL researchers.
Published: Oct 9, 2018 3:59:00 PM
A patient with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), is set to be given a pioneering treatment, which has been developed by researchers at the Medical Research Council (MRC) Prion Unit at UCL.
Published: Oct 9, 2018 1:40:23 PM
The ears of male mosquitoes amplify the sound of an approaching female using a self-generated phantom tone that mimics the female’s wingbeats, which increases the ear’s acoustic input by a factor of up to 45,000, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Sep 25, 2018 12:28:32 PM
A simple blood test can detect the earliest changes caused by Huntington’s disease, even before scans can pick up any signs in the brain, a new UCL-led study has found.
Published: Sep 13, 2018 8:47:12 AM
The biggest ever trial for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) in the UK has begun under UCL research leadership.
Published: Sep 12, 2018 1:11:19 PM
The brains of professional beatboxers and guitarists respond to music differently when compared to each other and non-musicians, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Sep 7, 2018 5:18:39 PM
Babies who show lower levels of brain activity in response to social stimuli such as peek-a-boo are more likely to be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to research involving UCL.
Published: Aug 23, 2018 3:54:23 PM
An artificial intelligence (AI) system, which can recommend the correct referral decision for more than 50 eye diseases, as accurately as experts has been developed by UCL, DeepMind Health and Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Published: Aug 13, 2018 5:52:23 PM
People in Nordic countries, North America, Australia, and New Zealand have the best spatial navigational abilities, according to a new study led by UCL and the University of East Anglia.
Published: Aug 9, 2018 4:11:21 PM
Researchers at UCL and the University of Nottingham have mapped the brain’s language area in the first study of human cognition using a new generation of brain scanner that can be worn like a helmet.
Published: Aug 8, 2018 4:55:23 PM
Rates of dementia diagnosis are higher among black ethnic groups compared to white and Asian groups in the UK, a new UCL-led study has found.
Published: Aug 8, 2018 11:10:42 AM
Feeling stressed or anxious makes people more able to process and internalise bad news, finds a new UCL-led study.
Published: Aug 7, 2018 2:04:00 PM