Cannabinoids used in sequence with chemotherapy are a more effective treatment for cancer

New research has confirmed that cannabinoids - the active chemicals in cannabis - are effective in killing leukaemia cells, particularly when used in combination with chemotherapy treatments.


Drug market blamed for problems treating sick children

Antibiotics used to treat a variety of common bacterial infections are becoming more difficult to access, mostly because the drugs are less profitable for manufacturers to produce and market, say experts.

Institute director gets prestigious Fellowship

Professor Dorothy Bennett, Director of our Molecular and Clinical Sciences Research Institute, has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Prof. Dot Bennett

Could ‘love hormone’ help drug addicts stay clean?

Experts say oxytocin, a key hormone made naturally by the brain, could hold the key to treating drug addicts and help them avoid relapse.

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.