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Director of the Moredun Research Institute receives honorary Doctorate of Science from Edinburgh Napier University

The Director of the Moredun Research Institute at Easter Bush, Prof Julie Fitzpatrick, has received an Honorary Doctorate of Science from Edinburgh Napier University.

Professor Julie Fitzpatrick the Scientific Director of the Moredun Research Institute and Chief Executive of the Moredun Group,  also holds a Chair in Food Security in the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow.

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Experts at Edinburgh University urge action to cut child deaths from deadly lung Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Vaccines to combat a virus that can lead to fatal lung infections are urgently needed to help prevent child deaths worldwide, according to research by the University’s Usher Institute.

Experts report that more than 115,000 children under five are dying each year from complications associated with the infection, called Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV).

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Many congratulations to Prof Sarah Reece on her award of the Scientific Medal of the Zoological Society of London

Very many congratulations to Sarah Reece, member of Edinburgh Infectious Diseases in the School of Biological Sciences on her recent award of the Scientific Medal of the Zoological Society of London.

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