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Professor David Edwards receives James Spence Medal

Professor David Edwards has been awarded the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health’s (RCPCH) highest honour, the James Spence Medal for 2023.

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King's researchers highlight impact of war on radiotherapy in Ukraine

King’s researchers assess the state of radiotherapy care in Ukraine following the invasion of Russia, describing the problems created by the invasion and...


Medicine MBBS graduate awarded the prestigious Wellington Medal

The award recognises the student’s excellent academic achievements and contributions to King’s and their potential for the future.

An image of Dr Thibault Magrangeas on his graduation day.

AI model predicts if breast cancer will spread based on lymph node changes

Artificial intelligence (AI) can predict if an aggressive type of breast cancer will spread based on changes in a patient’s lymph nodes.


£42m boost to mental health research announced by Office for Life Sciences

A new Mental Health Mission, announced today by the Office for Life Sciences, will provide £42.7m worth of funding for mental health research in the UK.

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A local lens on children's social care

The London Borough of Lewisham’s responses to COVID-19 and its legacy

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First death in the UK associated with Xylazine

The death of a 43-year-old male is the first in the UK to be associated with Xylazine and marks the entry of the drug into the UK drug supply.

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Targeting the tumour environment could improve immunotherapy responses for lymphoma patients, study reveals

Researchers have shown how the cancer lymphoma reprogrammes cells key to our immune responses, leading them to shift to immunosuppressive activity

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Professor Grainne McAlonan announced as Deputy Director of NIHR Maudsley BRC

Professor McAlonan appointed to role in May, and will act as interim NIHR Maudsley BRC Director from August 2023.

Grainne McAlonan

Cross-departmental policy action necessary to tackle social exclusion in later life

Delivering the Institute of Gerontology’s annual Hobman Lecture, Professor Thomas Scharf made the case for a coordinated policy response to address inequality...

Professor Thomas Scharf in conversation with Professor George MacGinnis at the 2023 David Hobman Lecture.

Professor Peter Sasieni elected Fellow of The Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Peter Sasieni FMedSci, Academic Director of King’s Clinical Trials Unit, has been appointed a Fellow of The Academy of Medical Sciences.

Peter Sasieni

Out-of-Hospital Care Models evaluation team in Antwerp

Michelle Cornes, Michela Tinelli and Jo Coombes were at the 23rd International Conference on Integrated Care


Four ways to improve end-of-life care for people with dementia

Efforts to improve the quality of end-of-life care for people with dementia are urgently needed.

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Professor Ulrike Schmidt elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Professor Schmidt is one of 59 new Fellows to be elected to the prestigious Academy of Medical Sciences.

Professor Ulrike Schmidt

Dr Kirsty Bannister awarded the British Pain Society Patrick D. Wall Award

The British Pain Society awarded the Patrick D. Wall Award to Dr Bannister, who gave the plenary lecture at the BPS Annual Scientific Meeting 9-11 May 2023

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