Crowd funding bid to test whether malaria drug kills cancer

Medical experts investigating whether a common malaria drug could have a significant impact on colorectal cancer have launched a crowd funding project to fund their work.

15 October 2015

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New Principal at St George’s, University of London

St George’s, University of London has appointed Professor Jenny Higham as its next Principal.

9 Oct 2015

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Varma Lecture 2015

This year's free Varma Lecture will take place on Thursday 22 October at 5.30pm in the Michael Heron lecture theatre. Professor Laura Magee, Professor of Maternal Medicine, will present “The control of hypertension in pregnancy – do we now know what to do?”.

This year’s lecture is on Thursday 22 October at 5.30pm in Michael Heron lecture theatre, first floor Hunter Wing.

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Five minutes with...Stuart Pearce

PhD student Stuart Pearce is an alumnus twice over having studied a BSc and MRes in Biomedical Science in 2013 and 2015. Here he talks to us about some of the things he loves, some which he loves to hate and his memories of St George's.

What do you currently do?I'm a PhD student at Barts and the London researching Cardiovascular Disease, focussing on Aneurysms’ (an excessive localised swelling of the wall of an artery) and Arteriosclerosis (a disease of the arteries characterised by the deposition of fatty material on their inner walls).

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Dangerous swelling in babies linked to mutated gene

Scientists have discovered a new gene mutation that causes potentially fatal swelling in unborn and newborn babies. Identifying the gene is the first step toward a future diagnostic test and targeted treatment for this condition.

23 September 2015

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