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.



University of Birmingham Immunologist to lead major UK study to search for answers on COVID-19


A major new project, led by a University of Birmingham immunologist, is one of three new UK-wide studies that will receive funding from UKRI and NIHR to understand immune responses to the novel coronavirus.

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Our incredible students rallying against the pandemic

Members of the Helping Hands group updates us on how they have been helping NHS workers during the pandemic

Find out how the University is coming together to fight COVID-19How we are supporting pregnant women through the pandemic

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