Genetic study could lead to new treatments for sufferers of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Research carried out by a consortium including St George’s, University of London has identified new genes for pulmonary arterial hypertension, which provides renewed hope for people affected with this incurable condition.

12 April 2018

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Top 8 tips on how to handle revision stress

Exam season is on its way and the Easter holidays mark the start of serious revision time. Whether you’re studying for A-Levels, IB, GCSEs, or uni finals, it can be a stressful time. But don’t let stress get the better of you! John Taggart, Head of Counselling at St George’s, University of London has put together a list of stress-busting tips.

12 April 2018

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St George's academics appointed to REF panels

Two St George’s academics have been appointed to panels for the next assessment of the quality of UK universities’ research, the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

11 April 2018

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Local students sought for meningitis B vaccine trial

St George's, University of London is recruiting local school students as part of a major national trial for a meningitis B vaccine.

St George's, alongside St George's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is the south London site for the ‘Be on the Team' trial, which involves recruitment from local colleges and schools. The study is aiming to recruit a total of 24,000 teenagers nationally over the next two years.

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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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