COVID-19 Research and News from the College of Medical and Dental Sciences

From virology to immunology our researchers are contributing to the global effort to counter the COVID-19 pandemic and its effects. Our staff and students are also supporting the NHS by volunteering their time to fight the outbreak. And through Birmingham Health Partners across the wider West Midlands region, we are mobilised on several fronts to stop the virus and save lives.

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COVID testing is starting here at the University of Birmingham
Professor Andrew Beggs, from the University’s Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences at the University of Birmingham talks through the process of a COVID-19 test
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University Professor part of team leading national covid-19 testing effort

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An infectious disease expert from the University of Birmingham is playing a significant part in the fight against COVID-19 as one of the leads at the Government’s first flagship COVID-19 testing facility in Milton Keynes.

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Posted 29 May 2020

Blog: How to stay productive during lockdown

During this period of uncertaintity, we spoke to some of our researchers in a series of blog posts to find out what it's like to be a scientist and working from home.

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Professor Andrew Beggs, from the University’s Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences at the University of Birmingham talks through the process of a COVID-19 test
Our Medical students are supporting NHS workers by offering an extra pair of hands
Why is the Coronavirus so serious, what vital research is happening now to look into the virus and is there any truth in the urban myths surrounding it all?
Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, tells us just how important exercise is for our immune system.

 


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