Top London mental health trust welcomes Professor Deborah Bowman as new non-executive director

Professor Deborah Bowman MBE, Deputy Principal (Institutional Affairs) and Professor of Bioethics, Clinical Ethics and Medical Law at St George’s, has been appointed university nominated non executive director at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG). The Trust provides national and local mental health services across Richmond, Kingston, Sutton, Merton and Wandsworth.

 

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Global report on migration and health seeks to dispel myths

A comprehensive new report which aims to dispel unfounded myths about migration has been published.

The UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health is the result of a two-year project led by experts from 13 countries. It includes a main report, new data analysis and two original research papers featuring contributions from researchers at St George’s Centre for Global Health, based in the Institute for Infection and Immunity.

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New genetic knowledge could help treat rare heart and lung condition

Research conducted by an international group of researchers has linked two important genes with pulmonary arterial hypertension, an incurable condition affecting the blood vessels of the lungs.

Using state-of-the-art technology, the international consortium of researchers from the UK, Europe and United States carried out genetic analysis of over 2,000 people with the condition, comprising the largest study to date.

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Keeping young hearts beating

St George’s, University of London cardiac research is featured as part of a nation-wide campaign that promotes the benefits of universities to UK society. The Made At Uni campaign, run by Universities UK (UUK), the organisation that represents UK universities, launched on 6 December and was developed in response to research into public perceptions of universities.

The aim of the ‘Made At Uni’ campaign is to shift perceptions of British universities by demonstrating their everyday impact on people’s lives.

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St George's curriculum to be taught in new Northern Irish medical school

Ulster University has agreed that the medical curriculum from St George's, University of London will be taught at its Graduate Entry Medical School.

The four-year medical degree will widen access to medical training to address the skills and workforce challenges currently faced by the health care sector in Northern Ireland.

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