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Obesity, age and BAME ethnicity associated with higher COVID-19 antibody levels

Obesity, age and BAME ethnicity associated with higher COVID-19 antibody levels
Description
Researchers studying a group of UK healthcare workers discovered that non-white individuals recovering from COVID-19 displayed higher antibody levels than white individuals.
Date:
23/11/2020

New study could help scientists more effectively utilise T-Cell technologies to better understand immune responses

New study could help scientists more effectively utilise T-Cell technologies to better understand immune responses
Description
A comparison of key research tools used to study different types of T-cell receptor signals has identified important features of existing technologies that could allow scientists to better understand immune responses.
Date:
05/11/2020

£800,000 Medical Research Council grant awarded to Birmingham Fellow and Birmingham Professor

£800,000 Medical Research Council grant awarded to Birmingham Fellow and Birmingham Professor
Description
Dr Sarah Dimeloe and Professor Gareth Lavery have been awarded a New Investigator Research Grant from the Medical Research Council for their research interrogating T cell metabolism.
Date:
05/11/2020

Cellular immunity to SARS-CoV-2 found at six months in non-hospitalised individuals

Cellular immunity to SARS-CoV-2 found at six months in non-hospitalised individuals
Description
Cellular (T cell) immunity against SARS-CoV-2 is likely to be present within most adults six months after primary infection, a new pre-print from the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC) suggests.
Date:
02/11/2020

University receives two awards to mark gender equality

University receives two awards to mark gender equality
Description
The College of Medical and Dental Sciences has achieved the Athena SWAN Silver award from the Athena SWAN Foundation, recognising the College's commitment to gender equality.
Date:
15/10/2020

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research

University of Birmingham academic awarded grant for rapid COVID research
Description
A University of Birmingham academic is one of three UK scientists awarded a share of £50,000 to develop innovative research to improve the care of COVID-19 patients.
Date:
06/10/2020

Government COVID-19 testing lab to open at the University of Birmingham

Government COVID-19 testing lab to open at the University of Birmingham
Description
As part of the drive to expand COVID-19 testing capacity across the UK, The University of Birmingham has been announced today as one of the first academic sector lab partnerships to come online.
Date:
01/10/2020

Dried blood spot sampling offers an inexpensive way to widen access to antibody testing for COVID-19

Dried blood spot sampling offers an inexpensive way to widen access to antibody testing for COVID-19
Description
Using dried blood spot samples (DBS) is an accurate alternative to venous blood in detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibody tests, a new study by immunology experts at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
25/09/2020

Birmingham scientists discover the earliest steps in the development of an immune response

Birmingham scientists discover the earliest steps in the development of an immune response
Description
The process of white blood cells responding to infections begins earlier than previously thought, according to a new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/09/2020

Behind the mask: Study shows COVID-19 exposure and viral carriage in health care workers

Behind the mask: Study shows COVID-19 exposure and viral carriage in health care workers
Description
2.4% of asymptomatic health care workers at work in Birmingham were carriers of the SARS-CoV-2 virus a new study by the University of Birmingham and University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has found.
Date:
11/09/2020
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