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Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study

Agents that target viral RNA could be the basis for next generation broad spectrum anti-viral drugs– new study
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A new approach to tackling viruses by targeting the 'control centre' in viral RNA could lead to broad spectrum anti-viral drugs and provide a first line of defence against future pandemics, according to new research.
Date:
11/05/2021

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb

University of Birmingham joins drug discovery collaboration with Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb
Description
The University of Birmingham is part of a new industry collaboration launched to accelerate drug discovery projects that will fast track research from lab to patient.
Date:
06/05/2021

Successful virtual conference for global bacterial vaccinology network

Successful virtual conference for global bacterial vaccinology network
Description
More than 200 scientists, industry figures and policy-makers from across the world gathered online for the BactiVac Virtual Network Conference 2021 hosted at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
05/05/2021

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted

Birmingham Health Innovation Campus takes another step forward after planning permission granted
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Work is set to begin on the first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus this Summer after planning permission was granted by Birmingham City Council.
Date:
21/04/2021

Over-80s show similar antibody responses following single vaccination with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine – but cellular responses are enhanced after AstraZeneca vaccine

Over-80s show similar antibody responses following single vaccination with either Pfizer or AstraZeneca vaccine – but cellular responses are enhanced after AstraZeneca vaccine
Description
People aged over 80 receiving a single dose of either the Pfizer or AstraZeneca COVID vaccine show equivalent antibody responses five weeks post vaccination, research led by the University of Birmingham establishes.
Date:
14/04/2021

Dual dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine elicits strong antibody immune responses in older people

Dual dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine elicits strong antibody immune responses in older people
Description
A University of Birmingham-led study has found that 98% of people aged 80 or over who had two doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine had a strong antibody immune response.
Date:
01/04/2021

New study finds strong immune response following COVID-19 vaccination

New study finds strong immune response following COVID-19 vaccination
Description
University of Birmingham with support from the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium has found that 99% of people generate a robust immune response against COVID-19 after just one dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
Date:
29/03/2021

New gene therapy innovation centre to advance scientific discoveries into life-changing treatments

New gene therapy innovation centre to advance scientific discoveries into life-changing treatments
Description
New gene therapy innovation centre set to advance scientific discoveries into promising treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases.
Date:
21/03/2021

Engineering healthcare solutions with the Clinician Engineer Hub

Engineering healthcare solutions with the Clinician Engineer Hub
Description
ClinHacks, a medical-themed hackathon will be held virtually on March 13-14, 2021, bringing together over 200 innovators from all over the world with the common goal of creating solutions to a clinical problem.
Date:
02/02/2021

Research reveals new insight into why breastfed babies have improved immune systems

Research reveals new insight into why breastfed babies have improved immune systems
Description
New insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding in preventing disorders of the immune system in later life.
Date:
14/01/2021
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