Monthly Archives: November 2012

MRC Funding

The MRC have recently agreed to fund a three year project in the lab investigating human serum efficacy determinants in Trypanosoma brucei, specifically looking at intracellular transport and activation of the lytic factor(s). This will employ a similar approach to … Continue reading

Healthy Lives prize for text message smoking cessation research

A smoking cessation programme delivered through mobile technology, which has been adopted by the NHS and internationally, has won the Bupa Foundation Healthy Lives Prize. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Auckland … Continue reading

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Major report into Clinical Commissioning Groups published

We have published the first in-depth study into how the government’s planned shake-up of the NHS next year is progressing. The reorganisation of the NHS in England, which will see new Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) – led by GPs – take … Continue reading

Seminar: The role of technologies in ensuring universal Health Coverage: A case study of developing An Affordable Diagnostic Health Tablet

Speaker: Dr Kanav Kahol, Public Health Foundation of India Date: Friday December 14th 2012

Mini-symposium: Obesity in mothers and children

Obesity in Mothers and Children: What are the links and what can we do about them? Overweight and obesity pose major challenges for maternal health and pregnancy and child health throughout the world. This one-day meeting on the determinants, effects, … Continue reading