Saint George's University of London

London, England, United Kingdom
St George’s, University of London, is the UK’s only independent medical and healthcare higher education institution. St George’s is a modern, innovative academic and research organisation built upon a rich history stretching back 250 years. Alumni include John Hunter, known as the father of modern surgery, and Edward Jenner, creator of the first vaccine, used to eradicate smallpox.
  • #197 Ranking
  • 3 Masters
  • Public Institution Type

About

History

  • 1733 St George’s Hospital opens at Lanesborough House at Hyde Park Corner. The new Hospital is arranged on three floors and accommodates 30 patients in two wards, one for men and one for women.
  • 1751 Formal Registration of apprentice doctors begins.
  • 1754 The eminent surgeon John Hunter begins to undertake courses of study at St George.

Education

St George’s is the UK’s only university dedicated to medical and health sciences education, training and research. Our distinctiveness is based on our exclusive focus on health sciences and medicine and we strive to bring an innovative and collaborative approach to all we do.

Research

Research at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences is focused on:

  • cardiac and vascular sudden death
  • ageing and its associated diseases
  • neurology and neurosurgery
  • genomics, including molecular and genetic mechanisms of disease and therapy

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