MRCG at LSHTM Researchers Shine at 4th COLDA Conference

Researchers from the Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa (PROLIFICA) program at the Medical Research Council Unit The Gambia at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (MRCG at LSHTM) recently led presentations at the 4th annual Conference on Liver Disease in Africa (COLDA). Three of the team members received Young Investigator […]

World Hepatitis Day 2015: Prevent Hepatitis – it’s up to you

Worldwide, 400 million people are living with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. These chronic infections are responsible for more than half of all cases of liver cirrhosis and nearly three quarters of cases of primary liver cancer.

Waters donates Mass Spectrometer to MRC Unit The Gambia

In a ceremony attended by senior representatives of the Waters Corporation, Imperial College London, The Gambia Government and the MRC Unit The Gambia, a Waters Xevo TQ MS mass spectrometer was donated to The Unit on 28th May 2012.

PROLIFICA consortium holds first meeting in The Gambia

Partners in the Prevention of Liver Fibrosis and Cancer in Africa consortium – Prolifica – met in The Gambia recently for a two day kick off meeting. Funded by the European Commission, Prolifica has brought together investigators from The Gambia , Senegal, Nigeria, the UK, Italy and France.