Research revealing ‘persistent bacteria’ could be key to future tuberculosis trials

Research carried out by St George’s, University of London into tuberculosis treatments has clearly shown the ‘persistent bacteria’ that make treating the disease so difficult for the first time, using a new combination therapy.

1 June 2018

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The fight against superbugs in sexual health

Thursday 7 June 2018 6pm-7.30pm

The misuse of antibiotics has led to a rise in infections that cannot be treated, notably in the field of sexual health. Media headlines about ‘super-gonorrhoea’ have led to fears that we may be heading for a post-antibiotic health crisis due to superbugs and their ability to resist treatment. Dr Tariq Sadiq from St George’s, University of London and fellow experts will explain how the development of personalised medicine technologies is helping researchers in the battle against antibiotic-resistant infections.


Jon Friedland, infectious diseases expert, to lead research and enterprise

Leading tuberculosis and infectious diseases expert Professor Jon Friedland has been appointed as Deputy Principal (Research and Enterprise) at St George’s, University of London.

25 May 2018


New research reveals wide variety in asthma outcomes across England

A new study by researchers at St George’s, University of London shows that asthma outcomes still vary widely across England and seem to be influenced by region and affluence despite falling rates of asthma deaths, emergency hospital admissions and prevalence.

15 May 2018


London Marathon’s Medical Director advises runners to take extra care in soaring temperatures

The 38th London Marathon will be taking place this weekend in what could be the hottest event on record. 

19 April 2018

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