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Austerity policies blamed as English life expectancy stalls for first time in a century

February 25, 2020
Manufacturing and Production England, NHS England, UCL, austerity, life expectancy

A landmark report has shown that English life expectancy has stalled for the first time in a century, and reversed …


London’s water contains high levels of antibiotic-resistant genes, UCL research reveals

July 26, 2019
Medical Communications, Research and Development London, UCL, UK, antibiotic resistance, pharma

Research from University College London has warned that freshwater sources in the English capital of London contain high levels of …


Commonly used heart and diabetes drugs may improve mental health, study finds

January 10, 2019
Research and Development UCL, bipolar, mental health, research, schizophrenia

Commonly used anti-cholesterol drugs, blood pressure drugs and medicines used for diabetes may improve the mental health of those with …


Blood biomarker found to track development of Huntington’s disease

June 8, 2017
Research and Development UCL, huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a rare and incurable hereditary condition of the central nervous system. The condition can cause involuntary …

Common antibiotic shows promise as novel PTSD treatment

April 5, 2017
Research and Development PTSD, UCL, antibiotic, doxycycline

Research coming out of University College London (UCL) and the University of Zurich has indicated that common antibiotic doxycycline could …


Big pharma and UK universities launch £40m innovation fund

January 25, 2016
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Apollo, AstraZeneca, GSK, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johson, UCL, University College London, University of Cambridge, collaboration, imperial college london, joint venture

A consortium of big pharma companies and university with world-leading medical research facilities is to invest £40 million, to “significantly …


Mayor of London announces Takeda, UCL R&D partnership

October 14, 2015
Research and Development London, R&D, Takeda, UCL, neurology

Takeda is teaming up with researchers at University College London (UCL) to identify and validate novel target genes for the …

MRC commits £60m to new research projects

October 7, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing MRC, NHS, Parkinson's, Parkinsons, UCL, experimental medicine challenge

Three new research programmes that aim to deliver a step-change in the understanding of disease by using human volunteers in …

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MedCity to launch in April

March 28, 2014
Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Boris Johnson, London, UCL, Wellcome, medcity, medical city

The eagerly anticipated launch of ‘MedCity’ will be announced in April, Pharmafile has learned, as the UK government looks to …

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UK cancer death rate could be halved by 2030

January 10, 2014
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Cancer, Taylor, UCL, wardle

 British cancer deaths could drop 50% by 2030 if early diagnosis and improved treatment policies are put in place academics …

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E-prescribing ‘patchy at best’

November 22, 2013
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing DoH, NHS, UCL, e-prescribing

Electronic prescribing in NHS hospitals – seen as one of the cornerstones of public health provision in the future – …

Eisai extends neuroscience partnership with UCL

May 25, 2011
Research and Development Eisai, UCL, academic alliance, academic research, neurodegenerative diseases

Eisai and University College London are to extend their partnership in neuroscience research. The Japanese company’s Neuroscience Product Creation Unit …


Plans for UK’s research hub unveiled

June 23, 2010
Research and Development Cancer Research UK, MRC, UCL, UKCMRI, Wellcome, biomedical

The vision for a new UK biomedical research and innovation centre which will be the biggest in Europe has been …

Funding boost for UK research

March 29, 2010
Research and Development Cancer Research UK, MRC, UCL, UKCMRI, Wellcome

Prime minister Gordon Brown has pledged £250 million for the planned UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation (UKCMRI). The …

Pfizer taps UCL for stem cell expertise

April 28, 2009
Research and Development Pfizer, UCL, ophthalmology, regenerative medicine

 Pfizer will work with researchers from University College London in the UK to try to develop stem cell-based therapies for …

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