Interest groups

The Cancer Interest Group (CIG) promotes sharing of ideas and collaboration between cancer researchers at LSHTM. The group welcomes anyone interested in cancer research and meets every 3-4 months to share and discuss relevant cancer research. For more information about the interest group email

The Cardio-Metabolic Disease Interest Group (CMRIG), set up to increase the profile of LSHTM-related cardiovascular disease and diabetes research, promote collaboration between different research groups, and strengthen the quality and impact of LSHTM cardiovascular disease and diabetes research. Initial activities will include regular meetings and seminars to present ongoing projects and provide feedback on proposals. Anyone interested in joining or to know more can email

The Alcohol research interest group at LSHTM is jointly hosted by CGCC and the Centre for Global Mental Health. It seeks to promote sharing of ideas and collaboration on research alcohol ranging from epidemiology to alcohol policy. We meet every three months to present and share research and ideas. To sign up, please send a message to from the address with which you want to subscribe to the list. In the subject of the message, write: "subscribe  YOUR_NAME_SURNAME".