Meet the Researcher: Professor Mark Edwards on movement control disorders

Professor Mark Edwards is a consultant neurologist who studies how the brain controls movement and how abnormalities of movement occur in people with neurological illness.

He leads the Motor Control and Movement Disorder Group at St George’s, comprised of neurologists, psychiatrists, physiotherapists and basic scientists.

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Inspiring pupils to consider higher education

St George’s, University of London recently hosted its first outreach event for state school pupils in partnership with award-winning charity, the Brilliant Club. 

St George’s Widening Participation team have recently formed a collaborative partnership with the Brilliant Club, and will be working closely with the charity to run events for groups of state school pupils, many of whom come from communities that are under-represented at university.

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Assessing body fat in children made simpler by new equation

 

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Professor Mike Sharland made a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Mike Sharland has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his work on antimicrobial resistance, in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

Professor Sharland, based in the Institute for Infection and Immunity, is one of the UK and Europe's leading experts on antimicrobial prescribing. His principal research interest centres on optimising the use of microbials in children. He is also a consultant in paediatric infectious diseases at St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. 

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Kindness, Collaboration and Coriander – A Recipe for Success

Pinky Lilani, CBE, DL is an author, a motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. She is the founder and chair of several awards recognising influential women and leaders, including the annual Women of the Future Awards and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. She has been recognised widely for her work and was listed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’. Pinky has written several books, including ‘Spice Magic: An Indian Culinary Adventure’ and ‘Coriander Makes the Difference’.

 Join us on Wednesday 12 June 2019 when Pinky will be in conversation with our Principal, Professor Jenny Higham. The event will start 1pm-2pm at St George’s, University of London H2.7 - H2.8RSVP: Caroline Donohue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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