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Social Sciences - Health - 31.10.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 30.10.2018
1.9m to make heart models to test drug safety
A mathematical biologist at the University of Nottingham has received funding of over 1.9m from Wellcome to develop mathematical models to test whether new pharmaceutical drugs will have side-effects on the heart.

Health - 29.10.2018
Powerful new arts collaboration brings a lived experience of stroke to the stage
Stroke survivors are turning their experience of the potentially devastating effects of stroke into performance art at Lakeside Arts on University Park in Nottingham. The unique performance at 7.30pm on Thursday 8th November is called Stroke Odysseys and is part of a national tour involving arts and health professionals and survivors of stroke.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
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). In people affected by Parkinson's disease (PD), parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years resulting in motor symptoms including tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia (slowness of movement).

Health - Environment - 25.10.2018
The far reach of primary health care
The far reach of primary health care
Imperial researchers have shown that more attention to primary health care could help to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
Major donation will advance research into musculoskeletal disorders
Major donation will advance research into musculoskeletal disorders
Imperial will pioneer advances into the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of devastating musculoskeletal diseases thanks to a philanthropic gift.

Health - Administration - 25.10.2018
Experts call for health system change to tackle the challenge of multimorbidity in the NHS
Experts call for health system change to tackle the challenge of multimorbidity in the NHS
25 October 2018 The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS.

Health - 24.10.2018
University challenge to create Sir Peter Mansfield celebration ale
PA 210/18 A University of Nottingham brewing science student and Nottingham's Castle Rock Brewery have combined their expertise to create what tasters describe as the perfect beer to honour one of the University of Nottingham's Nobel Prize winners.

Health - 19.10.2018
Fat fuels aggressive brain cancers
Fat is powering tumour growth in brain cancer, finds a new study by Cardiff University and the University of Florida.

Health - 17.10.2018
Targeting hard-to-treat cancers
Targeting hard-to-treat cancers
Cambridge leads a 10 million interdisciplinary collaboration to target the most challenging of cancers.

Health - Psychology - 16.10.2018
Which factors are linked with wellbeing and medication adherence in young adults with kidney failure
16 October 2018 A new study led by the University of Bristol has evaluated important aspects of psychological health in young adults with kidney failure.

Health - 16.10.2018

Health - Innovation / Technology - 15.10.2018
The health innovation system is 'broken' and failing patients
The health innovation system is ’broken’ and failing patients
NHS patients are being let down by a global health innovation system which fails to deliver the treatments they need at prices that government can afford, according to a new report led by Professor M

Health - Agronomy / Food Science - 15.10.2018
Child health in England falling behind other European countries
A new report warns child health is lagging behind other European countries, with child mortality potentially 140% higher than other nations by 2030. The ‘Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries' report, published today by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), and co-authored by an Imperial researcher, compares England with European and other western countries known as the EU15+.

Health - 12.10.2018
UCL Cancer Institute’s breakthrough research celebrated at 10 year event
The groundbreaking research carried out by the UCL Cancer Institute has been celebrated at a special Royal Society event, marking its 10 year anniversary.

Health - 11.10.2018
Australia visit sees KCMHR partner with Phoenix Australia
Researchers from the King's Centre of Military Health Resear ch (KCMHR) at King's College London and Phoenix Australia - Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health at the University of Melbourne have begun a new partnership on military health and well-being.

Health - Career - 11.10.2018
Inspiring healthcare research projects showcased at Imperial Symposium
A wide range of healthcare professionals showcased their projects to encourage others to do research.

History / Archeology - Health - 10.10.2018

Health - 09.10.2018
Funding boost to develop the world’s first multiplayer rehabilitation video game
An Imperial researcher has been awarded funding to develop a multiplayer video game to improve rehabilitation outcomes of physically impaired patients Dr Paul Bentley, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Neurologist at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, and his team have been awarded 1.1 million from the National Institute of Health Research's (NIHR) translational funding scheme to build a web-based version of a social video game, called Balloon Buddies that could help patients with physical impairments improve their rehabilitation.

Health - 08.10.2018
Shining a light on the early years: inaugural lecture by Professor Saxena
Shining a light on the early years: inaugural lecture by Professor Saxena
This week Professor Sonia Saxena will talk about the importance of early years primary care and the power of health data in her inaugural lecture.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 05.10.2018
Oxford firm launches to predict and prevent heart attacks years before they happen
Caristo Diagnostics, an Oxford University spinout company, has been launched to commercialise a new coronary CT image analysis technology that can flag patients at risk of deadly heart attacks years before they occur.

Health - Life Sciences - 03.10.2018
Sir Greg Winter wins the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Sir Greg Winter, of the University of Cambridge, has been jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry along with Frances Arnold and George Smith for his pioneering work in using phage display for the directed evolution of antibodies, with the aim of producing new pharmaceuticals.

Health - 03.10.2018

Health - Life Sciences - 02.10.2018
Could personalised 'food passports' help to boost health and tackle obesity?
Could personalised ’food passports’ help to boost health and tackle obesity?
Combining AI technology, personal data and culinary know-how could help to keep the population healthier for longer.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.09.2018
Lifetime achievement award for UCL cancer researcher
Leading UCL oncologist Professor Charlie Swanton has been honoured by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) with a prestigious award, in recognition of his lifetime achievements to lung cancer research.

Health - 27.09.2018

Life Sciences - Health - 25.09.2018

Health - 21.09.2018
Research boost for exiled Syrian
A Syrian researcher exiled to Turkey has gained valuable experience working at the University's School of Medicine as part of a scheme for ‘at-risk' academics.

Health - 20.09.2018
Most nations falling short of targets to cut early deaths from chronic disease
Most nations falling short of targets to cut early deaths from chronic disease
People in the UK, US and China have a higher risk of dying early from chronic conditions than those in Italy, France, South Korea and Australia. These are the findings of the most detailed global analysis of deaths from so-called non-communicable disease (NCDs) - chronic conditions including cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, and diabetes.

Psychology - Health - 20.09.2018
Neuroscientist named as global rising star by top academic publisher
Neuroscientist named as global rising star by top academic publisher
A University of Sussex neuroscientist has been named as an emerging leader in her field by the world's leading multidisciplinary science journal.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 20.09.2018
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
Research hub launches to drive vaccine development
UCL is leading a new a vaccine research hub, launching today, to affect radical change in the development and manufacturing of vaccines, with the University of Oxford.