New research identifies potential genetic link in Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the unexpected death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby before the age of one year. Around 300 infants die from SIDS every year in the UK. Despite decades of research it remains unclear exactly why this happens; however a temporary inability of the baby to breathe efficiently is thought to be an important factor.

29 March 2018

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Dr Paul Johns shortlisted for Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award

Dr Paul Johns, senior lecturer in neuroanatomy at St George’s, has been shortlisted for the Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award, which identifies the UK's leading bioscience higher education teachers.

27 March 2018

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One-day workshop to focus on pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension

Friday 4 May 2018

A one-day practical workshop in central London will offer expert guidance on the diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism and pulmonary hypertension.

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Early Career Researchers: Dr Henry Staines

Dr Henry Staines, Lecturer, in the Institute of Infection and Immunity talks about his ambitions and research in Early Career Researchers - a series of interviews that lift the lid on the Early Career Researcher community at St George’s, University of London.

16 March 2018

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Number of deaths from meningitis due to plummet after new medical advice

Experts aim to halve the number of deaths from a type of meningitis by changing drug treatment as a result of a new medical study.

15 March 2018

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