Previously unpublished trial data explain side effects of key MS drug Previously unpublished trial data explain side effects of key MS drug
12 June 2017
Through a Freedom of Information request to the European Medicines Agency, researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have gained access to data from drug trials, revealing new information about a key drug for multiple sclerosis (MS).

New research centre to improve health of women and unborn babies New research centre to improve health of women and unborn babies
10 June 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has received £2m from Barts Charity to launch the Barts Research Centre for Women's Health, with the aim of tackling problems that affect mothers and their unborn and newborn children.

QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative hosts new image award competition for staff and students QMUL’s Life Sciences Initiative hosts new image award competition for staff and students
9 June 2017
The cross-faculty Life Sciences Initiative (LSI) at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) hosted its first Image Awards to celebrate wellbeing, health, technology and beauty in science.

Genetic test for anal cancer could identify those at high risk Genetic test for anal cancer could identify those at high risk
26 May 2017
A new genetic test could be an accurate and inexpensive way to find and treat those at highest risk of anal cancer - a disease with growing incidence in women, men who have sex with men (MSM) and people with HIV.

QMUL hosts conference on mental health and military QMUL hosts conference on mental health and military
24 May 2017
Clinicians, policy makers, military charities and the media attended the third Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) conference held at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) on 16 May, exploring mental illness in UK armed forces and efforts towards changing public understanding.

Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance Clinics should choose women’s breast screening appointment times to improve attendance
16 May 2017
For women who miss a breast screening appointment, giving a fixed date and time for a new  appointment could improve poor attendance and be a cost-effective way to shift national participation trends, according to an analysis led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

The Guardian ranks QMUL best in London for Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Film The Guardian ranks QMUL best in London for Medicine, Dentistry, Law and Film
16 May 2017
Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is 2nd in the UK for Dentistry, 3rd for Medicine and Law, and 4th for Film, as published today in the Guardian University Guide for 2018.

Scans of brains and spinal cords reveal new insights into MS Scans of brains and spinal cords reveal new insights into MS
12 May 2017
Some common assumptions about the nature of multiple sclerosis (MS) are being challenged in two new studies led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) that analyse the brains and spinal cords of patients.

New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions New study will tackle challenge of treating multiple medical conditions
5 May 2017
Researchers from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have launched a new study to look at how older patients manage when they are prescribed multiple medications.

Some statin-related side-effects are due to 'nocebo' effect Some statin-related side-effects are due to 'nocebo' effect
3 May 2017
Patients report more side effects when they know they are taking a statin, than when they do not know whether they are on the drug or a dummy pill, according to a study by researchers from Imperial College London and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).