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28 Jan 2013

Ker Memorial Edinburgh Infectious Diseases PhD studentship

We are delighted to announce that in memory of her father and grandfather, Miss Aileen Ker has very generously supported the establishment of the Ker Memorial...

18 Jan 2013

A discovery about the way in which bugs spread throughout the body could help to develop stem cell treatments

Researchers from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases in the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, have found that bacteria...

16 Jan 2013

We are delighted to welcome several new members to Edinburgh Infectious Diseases as we start the new year!

15 Jan 2013

Many congratulations to Adriano Rossi and Chris Haslett in the Centre for Inflammation Research, Queen's Medical Research Institute, on the award of a £2.5M programme grant from the Medical Research Council.

Their new research will...

18 Dec 2012

Many congratulations to Prof Judi Allen in the Institute of Immunology and Infection Research on the award of a £2m grant from the Medical Research Council to study the role of macrophages in the host response to helminth infection!

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! 


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