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Vinegar used to treat infection in burn wounds
Posted 18 June 2018
Dr Rebecca Drummond recently joined the Institutes of Immunology and Immunotherapy and Microbiology and Infection as a Birmingham Fellow. Dr Drummond will be establishing a new research group that aims to understand how the immune system senses and responds to fungal infections.
Posted 04 May 2018
Professor Laura Piddock was recently appointed to the position of Head of Scientific Affairs for the Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP), a joint initiative between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi).
Posted 27 April 2018
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered a unique mechanism that drives the spread of a deadly infection.
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