Genetic study identifies a new form of congenital muscular dystrophy

A new form of congenital muscular dystrophy has been discovered which is caused by mutations in a previously un-linked gene.

‘Inspiring’ head of Royal College of GPs returns to St George's

St George's alumnus Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, Chair of the Royal College of General Practioners, returned to the university to meet staff and students.

First study into the safety of e-cigarettes seeks volunteers

The first study to closely follow toxicity markers in smokers who replace tobacco for e-cigarettes is seeking volunteers.

McColl’s stores help fund sudden cardiac death research

Cash raised at convenience stores across the UK during a Halloween charity campaign has led to a donation of £300,000 to researchers at St George’s University of London tackling sudden cardiac deaths in younger people.

High levels of hospital acquired infection on children’s intensive care wards, study shows

A new study demonstrates ‘unacceptably high’ rates of hospital-acquired infections among children in the UK and Europe.