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13 Dec 2012

Malaria study suggests drugs should target female parasites

Fresh insight into the parasite that causes malaria suggests a new way to develop drugs and vaccines to tackle the disease.

12 Dec 2012

Study from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases shows how salmonella thrives

Scientists have gained fresh insights into how the salmonella bug makes us ill.  The bacteria are able to change key cells that line the intestine,...

11 Dec 2012

Mölnlycke Health Care joins up with Scottish Enterprise and University of Edinburgh in fight against superbugs

Mölnlycke Health Care today announced it has signed an agreement with Scottish Enterprise to develop products based on an...

10 Dec 2012

The December 2012 edition of the BioPOD from the School of Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh is now out!

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28 Nov 2012

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) has just announced major funding of £5.6M for a new research project to tackle one of the world's most devastating livestock viruses - Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus. 

12 Nov 2012

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases involved in science communication project

8 Nov 2012

We are delighted to announce that Dr Henry McSorley, from Professor Rick Maizels' lab in the Institute for Immunology and Infection Research, has been successful in...

25 Oct 2012

The Roslin Institute is pleased to announce that Ross Fitzgerald, a group leader at the Institute, and member of...

24 Oct 2012
  • When:  Tuesday 11 December 2012
  • Time:  1.20 - 6 pm
  • Location:  Ashworth Labs, Kings Buildings, Lecture Theatre 3


13.20 Introduction – Sam Brown (IEB)


23 Oct 2012

The Edinburgh Immunology Group Winter Symposium will be held on Thursday 6 December 2012 in the impressive surroundings of the Playfair Library in the Old College of the University of Edinburgh!

11 Oct 2012

Many congratulations to Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members Till Bachmann and ...

3 Oct 2012

In this month's broadcast the BioPOD team cover a number of recent highprofile stories from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members.

BioPOD is the official podcast of the...

2 Oct 2012

New discovery offers hope in fight against deadly infection

A scientific development could lead to medicines to treat a tropical infection that affects millions of people each year.  Scientists have created a compound that targets the...

1 Oct 2012

Two major new grants have just been awarded to EID members! 

28 Sep 2012

Parasite study suggests need for rethink on malaria treatments

Fresh discoveries about how the malaria parasite responds to drugs could help inform strategies for treating infection.  Scientists from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases...

26 Sep 2012

Engage | Invest | Exploit 2013

SAVE THE DATE! - Thursday 9th May 2013

Informatics Ventures Engage | Invest | Exploit is the leading annual showcase...

20 Sep 2012

Your chance to design a logo for Edinburgh Infectious Diseases and win a prize of £200!

Calling all EID PhD students...

20 Sep 2012
  • When:  25 October 2012
  • Time:  1 - 5 pm
  • Location:  Darwin Building, Rm 712, Kings Buildings, University of Edinburgh
18 Sep 2012

The Edinburgh BioQuarter has recently announced the launch of Aquila BioMedical, a specialised contract research...


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