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  • ECGGenetic tool to predict adult heart disease risk in childhood
    10 October 2018

    People at high risk of a heart attack in adulthood could be identified much earlier in life with a one-off DNA test, according to new research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

  • TB researcher in labLandmark TB research announced at the UN General Assembly
    27 September 2018 

    A landmark international research project, involving researchers from Queen Mary University of London, has shown that we can now use our knowledge of the tuberculosis (TB) genetic code to predict which drugs are best for treating a patient’s infection.




  • Graduation joy for WHRI pharmacology studentsGraduation joy for WHRI Pharmacology students
    30 July 2018

    On Thursday 26 July 2018, the first ever cohort of students from our BSc Pharmacology and Innovative Therapeutics programme were honoured at the QMUL Graduation Ceremony at the Mile End Campus. 




  • Dr Li Chan Q&A with Dr Li Chan 
    8 June 2018

    Research paper: MRAP deficiency impairs adrenal progenitor cell differentiation and gland zonation.





  • Renal denervation system Surgery involving ultrasound energy found to treat high blood pressure
    23 May 2018

    An operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with hypertension, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, and supported by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).






  • Pint of Science Festival, 14-16 May 2018Pint of Science logo
    13 April 2018

    Pint of Science QMUL brings scientists out of the lab and in to your local pub. Tickets are now available for the world's largest festival of public science talks, which will see >25 QMUL scientists take to the stage in pubs across London. 


  • New project to transform treatment for children with arthritisNew project to transform treatment for children with arthritis
    28 March 2018

    Researchers from Queen Mary University of London will join a UK-wide effort to drive the development of new treatments for children and young people with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and its associated eye-inflammation condition, uveitis.



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