Free lecture on 28 June: Vaccines for babies before birth

On 28 June 2016, join Dr Chrissie Jones for a discussion on ways to use vaccines protect infants from infection before they are born.

The evening talk will look at the vaccines currently recommended for pregnant women in the UK. The discussion will focus on the most recently recommended vaccine against whooping cough, as well as considering future prospects.


Discovery of new heart attack risk factor could save lives, research finds

Screening diabetes patients for damage to the blood vessels in their eyes, kidneys or nerves, could help doctors predict their risk of having a heart attack or stroke, new research has found.

24 May 2016


St George's climbs in Guardian League Tables

St George's has climbed four places to a ranking of 24 for its medicine course in the Guardian's university league table.

23 May 2016


Experts urge more research to discover how many babies die from antibiotic resistance

No one knows how many newborns are dying each year due to antibiotic resistant infections, because of a lack of funding to research the issue fully, Professor Mike Sharland from St George’s, University London said.

18 May 2016


Heart problems more likely if you grow up in a working class family, says new research

People who grew up in working class families are more likely to suffer heart problems later in life even if their own socioeconomic status changes, says new research.

10 May 2016