St George's jumps in the rankings in Student Experience survey

St George's has made substantial gains in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey results for this year, coming in at joint 36th place.

30 March 2017


MRC awards £2 milllion to St George's lymphoedema research

Researchers at St George's have been awarded a major MRC programme grant, worth £2 million over five years, to investigate different causes of swelling of the extremities due to an underlying weakness in the lymphatic system, primary lymphoedema.

Led by Dr Pia Ostergaard, together with Professor Steve Jeffery and Professor Peter Mortimer from Molecular and Clinical Sciences Genetics, the group is a large collaboration between St George's and the Trust, including Professor Franklyn Howe (MCS Neuroscience), Derek Macallan (Institute of Infection and Immunity), and clinicians Dr Sahar Mansour and Dr Kristiana Gordon from the Trust's national Primary and Paediatric Lymphoedema clinic.


Analysis of letters written by ‘Mad’ King George III supports psychiatric diagnosis of mania

Researchers have concluded that King George III was probably suffering from a mental illness after computer analysis of hundreds of his letters.

23 March 2017


New BMI readings for children of different ethnicities

New research has produced adjusted Body Mass Index (BMI) values that, for the first time, accurately reflect ethnic minority children’s physical makeup.

22 March 2017


More than three hours of screen time for children linked to diabetes risk factors, study shows

Daily screen time of three or more hours is linked to several risk factors associated with the development of diabetes in children, according to a study by St George’s, University of London.

15 March 2017

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