29 October 2008 £10 million Allergy & Asthma labs open at King’s
The MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at King's opened new labs yesterday.
29 October 2008 2008 Fison Memorial Lecture
Sir John Bell, Regius Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford, will be speaking at this year’s Fison Memorial lecture entitled, ‘Challenges and Opportunities for Translational Research in the UK Environment’.
21 October 2008 King’s and Philips heart research collaboration
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed yesterday by King's and Royal Philips Electronics to work together on a new five-year research collaboration.
17 October 2008 Medical student reaches finals in London award
Adeola Oyewo, a student from the Extended Medical Degree Programme, was a finalist from a field of 400 students, in a scheme recognising the achievements of young black people in London.
13 October 2008 New gene link to male pattern baldness
Researchers from King’s College London have coordinated a multicentre study where two genetic variants have been identified which, when present together in the same individual, increase the risk of male pattern baldness (otherwise known as androgenic alopecia) seven fold.
09 October 2008 King's features in NHS 60 anniversary book
King’s College London is featured in a new book to celebrate the diamond anniversary of the National Health Service.
07 October 2008 Student wins elective at NASA
4th year MBBS student Elizabeth Boleat, is currently on one of only two medical electives awarded annually to UK medical students, at NASA's Kennedy Space Centre in Cape Carnival, Florida.
06 October 2008 Major boost for cancer research
King’s is a big winner in a £50 million funding round, announced at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference, in a nationwide initiative that will see the development and introduction of the latest imaging technologies to help advances in basic and clinical cancer research.