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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Early Career Researchers: Dr Henry Staines

Dr Henry Staines, Lecturer, in the Institute of Infection and Immunity talks about his ambitions and research in Early Career Researchers - a series of interviews that lift the lid on the Early Career Researcher community at St George’s, University of London.

16 March 2018

Henry Staines

Number of deaths from meningitis due to plummet after new medical advice

Experts aim to halve the number of deaths from a type of meningitis by changing drug treatment as a result of a new medical study.

15 March 2018

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Early Career Researchers: Christopher Carroll

In Early Career Researchers - a series of interviews that lift the lid on the Early Career Researcher community at St George’s, University of London – researchers talk about out their ambitions, motivations and about their research.

14 March 2018

Christopher Carroll

Most sudden infant death cases are not caused by genetic heart mutations, say experts

Investigators looked at hundreds of cases of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) - unexplained deaths of an infant less than one year old in the UK and United States and found that mutations that cause heart disease, account for less than five percent of the deaths.

13 March 2018

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