The brain: phantoms, illusions and impossible symptoms

Thursday 7 March 2019 at 6-7.30pm

Professor Mark Edwards


Spotlight on Science talk on 22 January: Tuberculosis - new solutions for an old enemy

Tuberculosis, an ancient infectious disease, still causes 1.5 million deaths every year.

The BCG vaccine does not protect adults and the alarming rise of TB drug resistance is making treatment increasingly difficult. New solutions are desperately needed.


Inaugural lectures: Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 5.30pm: St George’s Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr will deliver their inaugural lectures at a joint event in December.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Nidhi Sofat will discuss why our immune systems can attack ourselves leading to long-term diseases such as arthritis. Professor Elijah Behr will explore how he became interested in preventing sudden death, most commonly caused by heart disease, and explain why his focus remains on the patient and their family.

NidhiandElijah

Spotlight on Science event - Study drugs: trick or treat?

Thursday 18 October 2018 6pm-7.30pm

 


From Skeletons to Robots - how technology is changing surgical training

Tuesday 17 July 2018 6pm-7.30pm

“From Skeletons to Robots” will take a closer look at how medical education has developed.