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Economics / Business - Health - 25.03.2009

Economics / Business - Health - 25.03.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2009
UCL and Glaxo to develop drug antibody treatment for rare disease
Pentraxin Therapeutics Ltd, a UCL spin-off company, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) are collaborating to develop the world's first dual drug?antibody treatment for the rare and often fatal condition amyloidosis.

Health - Life Sciences - 23.03.2009

Health - 23.03.2009
Eczema team shortlisted for BMJ Group Award
Eczema team shortlisted for BMJ Group Award
PA 78/09 A University of Nottingham research team specializing in childhood eczema has been shortlisted for an award from the BMJ Group.

Health - 19.03.2009
Listen now: the benefits of an Academic Health Science Centre
Ed Byrne, UCL Vice-Provost (Health) explains the benefits to UCL and its local community of being involved in one of the first Academic Health Science Centres: UCL Partners.

Health - Pedagogy - 19.03.2009
UCL metabolic disorder study leads to national newborn screening
A pilot study led by Professor Carol Dezateux (UCL Institute for Child Health) has informed a decision to introduce a blood test for a rare metabolic condition for all newborn babies across England.

Health - Physics - 19.03.2009
Ongoing worldwide shortage of medical isotopes could threaten patient care, says expert
Ongoing worldwide shortage of medical isotopes could threaten patient care, says expert
University of Nottingham News Press releases 2009 March Ongoing worldwide shortage of medical isotopes could threaten patient care, says expert PA 72/09 A University of Nottingham expert is calling on

Health - Environment - 18.03.2009
Duke of Kent Celebrates 25 years of Environmental Medicine in Birmingham
HRH the Duke of Kent will visit the University of Birmingham Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine this week to commemorate the institute's 25 years of work. The visit comes at a time when institute scientists are warning of a number of emerging environmental health risks particularly in the developing world.

Health - Computer Science - 17.03.2009
New score for GPs will detect patients at high-risk of diabetes
New score for GPs will detect patients at high-risk of diabetes
PA 68/09 A simple new risk assessment score that will allow GPs to accurately predict which of their patients are most likely to develop diabetes over the next 10 years has been developed by experts at The University of Nottingham.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2009
UV light cuts spread of TB
UV light cuts spread of TB New study suggests ultraviolet lights could reduce the spread of tuberculosis in hospitals - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict embargo for 01.0

Earth Sciences - Health - 16.03.2009
MAGIC facilities are set to make Imperial world leader in isotope geochemistry
MAGIC facilities are set to make Imperial world leader in isotope geochemistry The Department of Earth Science and Engineering opens new £2million MAGIC laboratory %0A " Tuesday 17 March 2009 By Coli

Health - Environment - 16.03.2009
Population-growth symposium
The UCL Institute for Global Health's 9th Symposium, 'Straight Talking: Population growth and family planning', was held on 16 March 2009.

Health - Life Sciences - 16.03.2009
Key resource will help address complications in pregnancy
A new resource at the UCL Institute of Child Health (ICH) will help doctors and scientists address the four key complications in pregnancy. Jointly led by Professor Gudrun Moore (UCL ICH) and Professor Lesley Regan (St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College London), the resource ' known as the Baby Bio Bank ' will be the first study of its kind and the most extensive, as it will analyse maternal and paternal inheritance patterns.

Health - Physics - 15.03.2009
A sticky business – how cancer cells become more ’gloopy’ as they die
A sticky business ? how cancer cells become more 'gloopy' as they die Imperial researchers capture images of changes as they occur inside cells %0A " Imperial College London news release Strictly emb

Life Sciences - Health - 15.03.2009
Brain awareness week: the impact of UCL research
'Neuroscience is one of the key disciplines of our time, and UCL is today the strongest neuroscience university in Europe ': Professor Malcolm Grant, UCL President and Provost.

Health - 11.03.2009
Extremely premature babies are at high risk of learning difficulties in middle childhood
Extremely premature babies are at high risk of learning difficulties in middle childhood
University of Nottingham News Press releases 2009 March Extremely premature babies are at high risk of learning difficulties in middle childhood PA 65/09 A major study charting the development of babies who were born extremely prematurely has found that they are at high risk of poor school performance and special educational needs at 11 years of age.

Pedagogy - Health - 11.03.2009
Specialist nurses boost consent to post-mortem child research
Article: 'Prospective parental consent for autopsy research following sudden unexpected childhood deaths: a successful model', in Archives of Disease in Childhood (Online First) A study published tod

Health - 11.03.2009
£95k donation to UCL cancer research
Bottoms Up, a North-West London bowel cancer charity, has donated £95,000 to UCL to buy a vital piece of equipment to aid cancer research.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.03.2009
Professor Linda Partridge: Woman of Outstanding Achievement
Professor Linda Partridge (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) has been named a Woman of Outstanding Achievement 2009 for discovery, innovation and  entrepreneurship by the UK Resource Centre for Women (UKRC) in Science, Engineering and Technology.

Health - Social Sciences - 09.03.2009
Research suggests elimination of rabies is a realistic goal
10 March 2009 Research suggests elimination of rabies is a realistic goal Vaccination of the world´s domestic dog population could lead to the elimination of rabies, according to new research carried out at the University of Sheffield.

Health - Life Sciences - 09.03.2009
US stem cell funding ban lift: the implications
Barack Obama yesterday overturned the ban on US federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research.

Health - Event - 08.03.2009
Imperial named Academic Health Science Centre
Imperial named Academic Health Science Centre First 18 months shows new approach can transform patient outcomes Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare News Release For immediate rele

Health - Administration - 05.03.2009
New photo exhibition marks International Women’s Day with a window on women in science
New photo exhibition marks International Women?s Day with a window on women in science One hundred portraits to celebrate the diversity of individuals who study and work at Imperial - %0A " Imperial

Health - Life Sciences - 05.03.2009
How mosquitoes could teach us a trick in the fight against malaria
How mosquitoes could teach us a trick in the fight against malaria Researchers uncover new insights into how mosquitoes' immune systems fight off deadly parasites Imperial College London news release

Health - 05.03.2009
Researchers pilot virtual clinic to help train doctors
Researchers pilot virtual clinic to help train doctors Third year medical students have been diagnosing virtual patients at a respiratory clinic in Second Life this week, as part of a research project on game-based learning.

Health - 04.03.2009
Trial appeal for pregnant smokers
Trial appeal for pregnant smokers
PA 58/09 Mums-to-be across the East Midlands are being invited to take part in research that aims to establish whether nicotine patches are safe and effective for pregnant smokers.

Health - 03.03.2009
Hookworms in MS trial
Hookworms in MS trial
PA 57/09 Scientists from The University of Nottingham will study the potential health benefits of parasitic worms as part of a study investigating treatments for people with the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis (MS).

Life Sciences - Health - 02.03.2009
Schizophrenia linked to signalling problems in new brain study
Schizophrenia linked to signalling problems in new brain study Researchers identify 49 genes that work differently in schizophrenia patients - %0A " Imperial College London News Release Under strict

Health - History / Archeology - 02.03.2009
Podcast Series: Today’s Neuroscience, Tomorrow’s History, Part 2
The second instalment of the 'Today's Neuroscience, Tomorrow's History' podcast series, compiled by the Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, is now available for download.

Health - 02.03.2009
First step into research career
First step into research career
PA 54/09 The University of Nottingham has been chosen to pilot a new national funding scheme that will offer the most outstanding doctoral students a first step on the path to an independent research career.

Health - Social Sciences - 02.03.2009
Material success and social failure?
Material success and social failure?
PA 53/09 It is common knowledge that in rich societies the poor have shorter lives and suffer more from almost every social problem. Likewise, large inequalities of income are often regarded as divisive and corrosive. In a groundbreaking book, based on 30 years' research, Richard Wilkinson, Emeritus Professor at The University of Nottingham together with co-author Kate Pickett from the University of York, go an important stage beyond either of these ideas to demonstrate that more unequal societies are bad for almost everyone within them — the well-off as well as the poor.

Health - Veterinary - 26.02.2009
Imperial scientist commended for using fewer animals in research
Imperial scientist commended for using fewer animals in research Researcher commended in NC3Rs prize - Friday 27 February 2009 By Lucy Goodchild A researcher exploring dangerous blood clots in the lungs has been recognised for his contributions to reducing the number of mice used in experiments.

Health - Life Sciences - 26.02.2009
Scientists unlock the secrets of C. difficile’s protective shell, paving the way for new superbug drugs and vaccines
Scientists unlock the secrets of C. difficile's protective shell, paving the way for new superbug drugs and vaccines First images of the structure of superbug's protein 'jacket' %0A " Imperial

Health - 25.02.2009
Healthy lifestyle could prevent large proportion of cancers, says landmark report
Healthy lifestyle could prevent large proportion of cancers, says landmark report Research shows that over 40 percent of colon and breast cancer cases are preventable through healthy diet, physical a

Health - Environment - 25.02.2009
UCL backs climate and health campaign
UCL has signed up as an institutional member of the Climate & Health Council (CHC), the aim of which is to mobilise health professionals across the world to take action to limit climate change, a serious threat to human health.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.02.2009
£1m for new research at UCL and partner hospital trusts
Teams of health scientists from UCL and three partner hospital trusts across London are joining forces to develop research and groundbreaking treatments for patients with a range of debilitating conditions, drawing on a total of £1 million funding.

Health - 22.02.2009
Global health magazine Perspectives Issue 3
The third issue of Medsin UCL's global health magazine 'Perspectives' is now available. This issue focuses on neglected diseases, with articles on the failure to eradicate polio and neglected tropical diseases.

Health - Life Sciences - 20.02.2009
Cancer Research UK launches first super cancer centre in Birmingham
Birmingham will today become the first link in a unique chain of Cancer Research UK Centres to be launched round the country. These cancer centres will draw together world class research and areas of medical expertise to achieve the best possible results for cancer patients nationwide. As the first Cancer Research UK Centre, Birmingham will set the pace for national and international progress for genetics, gene therapy and the link between viruses and some cancers as well as focusing on cancers of the prostate and bladder and leukaemia.

Health - Life Sciences - 18.02.2009
Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system
Meningitis bacteria dress up as human cells to evade our immune system New study could lead to development of new vaccines against meningitis %0A " Imperial College London and University of Oxford ne

Health - Administration - 16.02.2009
HIV treatment test closer to manufacture with new $7.3 million grant
HIV treatment test closer to manufacture with new $7.3 million grant CD4 Initiative is developing easy to use $2 test that can rapidly measure numbers of CD4+ T-cells in a person's blood For i

Health - Economics / Business - 16.02.2009

Health - Life Sciences - 15.02.2009
On-the-spot DNA analysis to test tolerance to prescription drugs gets closer
On-the-spot DNA analysis to test tolerance to prescription drugs gets closer SNP Dr to assess patient DNA to improve drug response %0A " For Immediate Release Monday 16 February 2009 A handheld devic

Health - 15.02.2009
Infectious Diseases Town Meeting
The UCL Institute for Global Health invites UCL researchers whose work focuses, on or relates to, all aspects of infectious diseases to a town meeting on 25 February 2009.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.02.2009
Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast
Wild about the evolution of domesticated yeast
PA 40/09 It lives all around us and is probably one of the earliest domesticated organisms. Humans have been using it for tens of thousands of years.

Health - Life Sciences - 10.02.2009
Are we as decisive as we think?
The underlying sense of being in control of our own actions is challenged by new research from the UCL Institute of Neurology and the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neurosocience, which demonstrates that