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We investigate molecular mechanisms and therapeutic strategies for frontotemporal dementia and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at the UCL Institute of Neurology and the UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL.

Find out more on our research page.

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Congratulations to Jack for passing his PhD viva!

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We are happy to announce that Jack Humphrey has successfully defended his thesis and passed his PhD viva. Jack is now looking forward to starting his post-doc position in Mount Sinai, New York in 2019. Congratulations, Jack!

New Publication in Brain: Frontotemporal dementia causative CHMP2B impairs neuronal endolysosomal traffic-rescue by TMEM106B knockdown.

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We are excited to announce our new article published in Brain: Clayton, EL, Milioto, C, Muralidharan, B, Norona, FE, Edgar, JR, Soriano, A, Jafar-Nejad, P, Rigo, F, Collinge, J, Isaacs, AM. Frontotemporal dementia causative CHMP2B impairs neuronal endolysosomal traffic-rescue by TMEM106B knockdown. Brain. 2018;141 (12):3428-3442. Please see our publication page…

Congratulations to Professor Adrian Isaacs on a fantastic inaugural lecture

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Adrian gave his inaugural lecture to a packed auditorium on his Journey of Discovery in FTD and ALS. Adrian is now Professor of Neurodegenerative Disease at the Institute of Neurology at UCL! https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ion/news/2018/dec/queen-square-inaugural-lectures-december-2018

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Gittings for passing her PhD viva!

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We are very happy to announce that Lauren Gittings has successfully defended her thesis and passed her PhD viva. Lauren will continue working in the Isaacs lab until starting a new post-doc position middle of 2019. Congratulations Dr. Gittings!