Tuberculosis research data to be shared to fight the killer disease

Clinical trial data from research into tuberculosis, the world’s leading infectious killer, will be shared with researchers to help the development of new treatments.

18 April 2016


Inaugural lectures on 11 May

The new series of inaugural lectures starts on 11 May with three short lectures from Professors Gill McGauley, Annie Bartlett and Gill Mezey.

All staff and students are warmly invited to attend the lectures, which will take place at 5.30pm in the Michael Heron Lecture Theatre.The lectures will be followed by a reception in room H2.6 on the second floor of Hunter Wing.Lectures are as follows:


Patients with learning disabilities less likely to be diagnosed with cancer

Coronary heart disease and cancer rates among people with learning disabilities are nearly a third lower than the general population, says new research.

12 April 2016


Lecture on 19 April - Sun, smoking and sausages: how do cells become cancerous?

Join us to hear what experts know about what lies behind the causes of cancer.

A free public event will hear from several experts including Professor Dorothy Bennett, Director of the Cardiovascular & Cell Sciences Research Institute at St George’s, University of London, about what really causes cells to become cancerous


Men could be spared unnecessary treatment for prostate cancer with new detection method

Researchers are working to find a way to determine how serious prostate cancer is when first diagnosed to avoid unnecessary treatments, which can cause life long side effects and even death.

6 April 2016