Latest research news
13 January 2021
Around 1 in 250 women may experience consciousness during pregnancy-related surgery under general anaesthesia, according to a national study which sheds light on why this occurs.
08 January 2021
UCLH has begun recruiting participants to a trial looking at whether two antiviral drugs given to people who have tested positive for Covid-19 can stop the virus replicating.
30 December 2020
UCLH has welcomed the news that the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine – which UCLH played a significant role in trialling – has today been approved for use in the UK.
25 December 2020
UCLH has opened a new vaccine research centre with two clinical trials testing a long-acting antibody combination treatment to protect against Covid-19.
25 November 2020
A large international trial involving UCL and UCLH has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled the ‘progression free survival’ time of patients with a specific subtype of advanced bowel cancer, when compared with chemotherapy.