Research aims to identify why some people become severely ill as a result of COVID-19
A joint study between the University and University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) is analysing the differing immune responses of COVID-19 patients and working to develop a simple test that could help predict who is likely to develop serious illness.
Dr Louise Belfield: from dental nurse to Doctor of Immunology
Dr Louise Belfield studied BSc (Hons) Human Biosciences and PhD Immunology at the University of Plymouth.
University spinout to play key role in research to protect US military from deadly viruses
The Vaccine Group, a University of Plymouth spinout company, is to play a central role in a multi-million-dollar project to protect US military forces from Ebola, Lassa fever and other deadly zoonotic viruses
Research grant to develop vaccine for mastitis in cows
University spinout company The Vaccine Group (TVG), led by Dr Michael Jarvis, has received £50,000 from the global Bacterial Vaccine Network (“BactiVac”) and will use the grant to run a proof-of-concept study
Immunologist’s teaching recognised in national award
Dr Andy Foey has won the inaugural Teaching Excellence Award given by the British Society for Immunology (BSI).
Alternatives: mouse cell lines
Plymouth Immunologist given national award for animal testing alternative