Latest news

6 Aug 2012

Read about the newest publications from EID members for the week of 6 August 2012!

2 Aug 2012

Here is a link to the most recent publications from EID members for week commencing 30 July 2012.

2 Aug 2012

EID member Paul Digard and his research team at The Roslin Institute have discovered a new gene in the influenza virus that helps the virus control the body’s response to infection.  The findings...

31 Jul 2012

Save the date: Friday 5th October 2012.

  • Global Health Academy annual conference
  • Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street
  • Time: 12:00 to 18:00
  • Date:  Friday October 5th 2012
25 Jul 2012

Meet Paul McLaughlin, Programme Director of the exciting new distance learning MSc programme Next Generation Drug Discovery, in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom,  Sunday 29th July, 4-5 pm BST. 

For more details on how...

25 Jul 2012

The Division of Pathway Medicine (DPM) based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, has just announced that Edinburgh Infectious Diseases member Dr Till Bachmann has been appointed as a Reader in Personalised...

26 Jun 2012

Double congratulations to EID member Tom Little (Institute of Evolutionary Biology)!  Tom has just been awarded the...

21 Jun 2012

The inaugural annual symposium of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases was held on 31 May at the Royal Society of Edinburgh when over 150 clinical and academic researchers gathered for an exciting day of presentations.  In fact such...

21 Jun 2012

Dr Ian Harper, a member of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases in the School of Social and Political Sciences (Medical Anthropology), has...

21 Jun 2012
Ker Memorial Prize and Lecture

The Ker Memorial Prize is awarded ananually to the PhD student who has submitted the best thesis in infectious diseases during that year.

The Ker Memorial Prize...

17 Jan 2012

Bacterial Nano-Particles as Oral Vaccines Against Diarrhoea
Garry Blakely of the University of Edinburgh has been awarded $100,000 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to develop a novel oral vaccination strategy against diarrhoeal diseases...

6 Dec 2011

Roslin researcher Dr Jayne Hope has received five-figure funding for her research contributing to the protection of cattle from tuberculosis. The incidence of TB in cattle is increasing rapidly resulting in major economic...

1 Dec 2011

Deadline 6th April 2012

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases will be seeking nominations for the Ker Memorial Prize, in memory of Dr Frank Leighton Ker and Dr Claude Buchanan Ker.

Prize Remit...

26 Oct 2011

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