THE RESEARCH UNIT AND PRION CLINIC

 

Medical Research Council Prion Unit

The MRC Prion Unit was established in 1998 and is located in the UCL Institute of Neurology where it is closely integrated with the University Department of  Neurodegenerative Diseases. 

 

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National Prion Clinic at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

The NPC's multidisciplinary team comprises consultant neurologists, clinical research fellows and clinical nurse specialists. It offers comprehensive assessment, diagnostic services and investigations for all forms of the disease including neuropsychology, neurophysiology, imaging, genetic testing, and tissue diagnosis. It is a mobile service that visits patients throughout the UK at short notice, providing clinical expertise for rare neurodegenerative diseases. 

To find out more about the clinic and its work, click here.