Consortium wins EU grant to develop new leishmaniasis drug

Professor Sanjeev Krishna and colleagues are heading a consortium that has been awarded EUR3.75 million to develop a treatment for one of the world’s most neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis.

The funding is for full development of an exciting treatment prospect that has already shown promise in laboratory studies.


New measure shows antibiotics prescribed for children in hospitals around the world

A new measure has identified for the first time whether the most suitable antibiotics are being used to treat newborns and children in hospital on a national basis.  

The measure will be a crucial tool in combating antimicrobial resistance worldwide, allowing countries to benchmark themselves both internally and internationally and highlighting where improvements can be made.  


Professor Mike Sharland made a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Mike Sharland has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his work on antimicrobial resistance, in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Meet the Researcher - Dr Angela Sweeney: “It's about bringing everyone together in a compassionate way”

In Meet the Researcher, a series of interviews about inspirational academic research at St George’s, University of London, our people explain their work and its impact on society.

Dr Angela Sweeney is a NIHR postdoctoral research fellow in the Population Health Research Institute. She is interested in the links between trauma and mental health and how the mental health system can retraumatise survivors. She is a passionate advocate for the introduction of trauma-informed mental health services in the UK.

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Kindness, Collaboration and Coriander – A Recipe for Success

Pinky Lilani, CBE, DL is an author, a motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. She is the founder and chair of several awards recognising influential women and leaders, including the annual Women of the Future Awards and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. She has been recognised widely for her work and was listed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’. Pinky has written several books, including ‘Spice Magic: An Indian Culinary Adventure’ and ‘Coriander Makes the Difference’.

 Join us on Wednesday 12 June 2019 when Pinky will be in conversation with our Principal, Professor Jenny Higham. The event will start 1pm-2pm at St George’s, University of London H2.7 - H2.8RSVP: Caroline Donohue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pinky Lilani