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Department of Clinical Neurosciences

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Travelling By Road

From the centre of Cambridge, follow Hill's Road (signposted to Haverhill) out of town, over the railway bridge to the intersection with Long Road (traffic lights). Go straight across and the hospital entrance is right at the next roundabout. At the hospital entrance turn left at the roundabout and follow the road around three sharp bends. Car park C (and the WBIC) is on your right. To find Hill's Road from the centre of town please consult the University of Cambridge map. Driving through Cambridge can be very busy, please allow plenty of time. The WBIC is can be conveniently reached via the M11 motorway. Leave the M11 at junction 11 (A10 intersection) and follow sign-posts for Cambridge via the A1309 through Trumpington. At the second set of traffic signals (approximately 1 mile from M11) turn right into Long Road (A114) following signs for the Ring Road, Addenbrooke's Hospital and Rosie Maternity Hospital. After crossing the railway bridge on Long Road, turn right into Robinson Way following signs for Rosie Maternity Hospital. Follow Robinson Way over two mini-roundabouts and round a 90o left hand turn - Car Park C and WBIC are then approximately 200m on your left, directly opposite the University Forvie Site (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair, Herchel Smith Laboratory and Parke-Davis Neuroscience Research Centre) (see site map).

Travelling By Rail

Cambridge railway station is located approximately 1 mile from WBIC. Services run from London King's Cross, London Liverpool Street and various provincial stations. A Cambridge/London timetable is available via the Web. For other services try Railtrack's Journey planner Transfer from the station to WBIC via taxi (journey time approximately 10mins, fare approximately £5) or by bus numbers 5 or 10 (journey time approximately 10mins, fare approximately £1.00). The station is 15 minutes by cycle; follow the station approach road, turn left onto Hills' Road and follow until Addenbrookes.

Travelling By Air

Cambridge is most conveniently reached via international flights into London Stansted Airport - transfer by taxi or bus (journey time approximately 40mins) or by rail from the airport station (travel 30mins to Cambridge Station, fare £ 6.00). Otherwise, London Heathrow or London Gatwick should be used - transfer by taxi, bus, London Underground / Heathrow Express to central London & then railway to Cambridge. Cambridge has its own local airport operated by Marshalls (Tel. +44 1223 373765) - transfer by taxi (journey time approximately 15mins).

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WBIC has installed the first three PET radiochemistry systems for the new GMP facility from Synthra GmbH.

Mar 16, 2016

WBIC has installed the first three PET radiochemistry systems for the new GMP facility from Synthra GmbH.

Recent publication - novel exercise method for assessing mitochondrial function in vivo.

Jan 18, 2016

Simple and effective exercise design for assessing in vivo mitochondrial function in clinical applications using 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Recent publication in collaboration with Dr Peter Scott’s group in The University of Michigan Medical School.

May 20, 2015

Synthesis and Initial in Vivo Studies with [11C]SB-216763: The First Radiolabeled Brain Penetrative Inhibitor of GSK-3

7T and PET/MR coming to the WBIC

Oct 27, 2014

The MRC has announced the award of £25 million to the University of Cambridge to enhance the infrastructure for clinical research.

A European first in Dementia research

Aug 06, 2014

A team of Cambridge Neuroscience investigators at the Cambridge Biomedical Research Unit in Dementia have introduced a new type of brain scan for the detection of brain changes in Dementia.

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