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About St George’s, University of London 2017-10-09T07:45:52+00:00

St George’s, University of London

St George’s, University of London is ranked among the top 250 universities in the world and number one for the quality of citations for research influence by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2018.

Established in 1733, St George’s has achieved groundbreaking advances in medicine, science and health. Alumni and former faculty include Edward Jenner (used scientific observation to develop vaccination), Henry Gray (compiled Gray’s Anatomy), John Hunter (known as the ‘father of modern surgery’), Aubrey Leatham (successfully implanted the first ‘indwelling’ pacemaker in the UK) and Patrick Steptoe (pioneered fertility treatment).

Today St George’s continues to improve health through inspiring education and focused research, tackling some of the world’s most important healthcare challenges, including infection and immunity, molecular and clinical sciences and population health.