2019 06 Jennerosity event at St George's Hospital, London

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 13:00

The Institute for Infection & Immunity at St George's University of London has an annual charity fundraising event called Jennerosity (named after Edward Jenner, alumnus of St George's). This year they are supporting CMV Action; a charity whose work is closely linked to their research. The event combines a research seminar delivered by scientists followed by a reception. They raise funds by organising a raffle with prizes donated from local businesses, a cake sale including a cake competition on the theme of Infection & Immunity and donations via their JustGiving Institute page for CMV Action.

Caroline and Jan from CMV Action will be attending the event.

Please support this fund raising event for CMV Action by donating via the link:


Infection & Immunity twitter page: https://twitter.com/sgul_iii

Jennerosity twitter page: https://twitter.com/hashtag/Jennerosity?src=hash

We have had many raffle prize donations from local businesses and a lot of raffle tickets have been sold. A great line up of speakers for the Jennerosityseminar too. 

Raffle prizes donated by local businesses:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tablet donated by Banner                
  • 2 course meal & bottle of wine for two donated by The Castle, Tooting
  • Food Hamper donated by II&I                                             
  • Wine Hamper donated by Prof Julian Ma/Prof Paul Heath                                
  • Google Home Mini donated by PIDRG                   
  • Beauty Hamper donated by PIDRG                                                  
  • £50 Bar tab donated by Trafalgar Arms                                          
  • Wine Tasting for 2 donated by Unwined Tooting
  • £10 gift voucher donated by LARK                                                           
  • Wimbledon Tennis Annual donated by The Wimbledon Foundation

Special Jennerosity Charity Seminar

  • Caroline Star and Jan Pearman from  CMV ACTION – The Work of CMV Action
  • Dr Anna Calvert - Reducing Acquisition of CMV through antenatal Education- the RACE FIT study. 
  • Dr Shari Sapuan – The characteristics and significance of CMV shedding in pregnant women- the cCHIPS study

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