Baroness Valerie Amos CH “Running to Stand Still”

Baroness Valerie Amos CH - “Running to Stand Still”

The St George’s Inspirations, Innovations and Ideas Event Series: Exploring perspectives, sharing experiences and valuing diversity at St Georges, University of London

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The brain: phantoms, illusions and impossible symptoms

Thursday 7 March 2019 at 6-7.30pm

Professor Mark Edwards


Spotlight on Science talk on 22 January: Tuberculosis - new solutions for an old enemy

Tuberculosis, an ancient infectious disease, still causes 1.5 million deaths every year.

The BCG vaccine does not protect adults and the alarming rise of TB drug resistance is making treatment increasingly difficult. New solutions are desperately needed.


Inaugural lectures: Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 5.30pm: St George’s Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr will deliver their inaugural lectures at a joint event in December.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Nidhi Sofat will discuss why our immune systems can attack ourselves leading to long-term diseases such as arthritis. Professor Elijah Behr will explore how he became interested in preventing sudden death, most commonly caused by heart disease, and explain why his focus remains on the patient and their family.

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Spotlight on Science event - Study drugs: trick or treat?

Thursday 18 October 2018 6pm-7.30pm