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Adrian Root Memorial Fund and London-Paris bike ride

Written by Dr Ian Douglas, Associate Professor and Msc Programme Director for Epidemiology.

The Electronic Health Records Group are cycling from London to Paris to raise money for a prize remembering their friend and colleague, Dr Adrian Root. You can visit their JustGiving page to support them: https://www.justgiving…

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Luis Guerra and Paul Mee run 2018 London Marathon for LSHTM

MSc Public Health alumnus Luis Guerra and Epidemiologist and Data Scientist at LSHTM Dr Paul Mee ran the 2018 London Marathon on 22 April to raise funds on behalf of the School.

LSHTM received a charity ballot place in the London Marathon this year, and after a competitive application process…

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London Marathon 2018 – support Luis now!

We are fast approaching London Marathon 2018 and this year London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine alumnus Luis Guerra is running the 26.2 miles to raise money for the LSHTM scholarships.
It is the first time LSHTM has had a charity place in the event, one of the…

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February 2018 Telephone Campaign has started!

The February 2018 Telephone Campaign kicked off on Monday and will run for 4 weeks. Our team of student callers will be contacting our international alumni community to share experiences and invite them to support scholarships at the School by making a gift to the LSHTM (Alumni) Fund.

This year…

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Introducing LSHTM’s marathon runner

We are thrilled to announce Luis Guerra as LSHTM’s London Marathon runner for 2018! Luis will be running on behalf of the LSHTM Fund, which provides vital scholarships for students who otherwise wouldn’t be able to study here.

Read all about Luis and why he wanted to run…

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Giving Tuesday 2017 Update

This #givingtuesday, thanks to the kindness and generosity of alumni, students, staff and friends of the School, we raised £1,300 for LSHTM Scholarships!

We sold sweet and savoury treats throughout the day that had been baked and donated in kind by students and staff. Our bake sales took place…

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Giving Tuesday – one week to go

#givingtuesday, which falls on Tuesday 28 November this year, is the day to “do good stuff” for a charity or cause you care about.

Last year, thanks to the generosity of our alumni and School community, we raised £1,700 towards scholarships for future leaders in public health.

This year…

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The UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal

The CureME team is launching the UK ME/CFS Biobank Christmas Appeal to:

Release  samples to researchers around the world, searching for the biomarkers of ME/CFS.

Ensure the long-term sustainability of the Biobank as a resource.

The team has a simple mission – to understand ME/CFS.

The UK…

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$2.1M Investment is UK’s ‘biggest ever investment into physical causes of ME/CFS’

Written by the CureME team at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The CureME team at The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is delighted to announce the award of $2.1m (£1.57m) of grant funding from the United States National Institutes of Health (NIH).

The…

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UK ME/CFS Biobank at LSHTM

Written by Klea Isufi

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), otherwise known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), causes severe and debilitating fatigue with painful muscles and joints, disordered sleep, gastric disturbances, and poor memory and concentration among other symptoms. In some cases, a viral infection, such as glandular fever, is linked to the…

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