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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Dr Paul Johns shortlisted for Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award

Dr Paul Johns, senior lecturer in neuroanatomy at St George’s, has been shortlisted for the Higher Education Bioscience Teacher of the Year Award, which identifies the UK's leading bioscience higher education teachers.

27 March 2018

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International TB trial recruits first 100 patients

Researchers based at St George’s, University of London have recruited the first 100 patients for an international multicentre trial investigating a shorter course of treatment for tuberculosis.  

22 March 2018

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