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 talk on 28 November: Making medicines in tobacco plants

Wednesday 28 November 6pm-7.30pm

Making medicines in tobacco plants - cultivating cures for global health


Varma Lecture: Are we sowing the seed for the destruction of the human?

You are invited to the latest in the Varma Lecture Series, 'Are we sowing the seed for the destruction of the human?' by Lord Professor Robert Winston, Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies, Imperial College London.

The lecture will take place at 5.30pm on Tuesday 30 October in the Michael Heron Lecture Theatre, first floor, Hunter Wing.

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Inaugural lecture: Duncan Tennent, 'If at first you don't succeed, use a bigger hammer'

Wednesday 3 October 2018, 5.30-7.30pm. Duncan Tennent, Professor of Orthopaedic Education, will reflect on orthopaedic education during his inaugural lecture, ‘If at first you don’t succeed, use a bigger hammer’.

 

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