Statisticians help in search for effective COVID-19 treatments – Lancaster University

Statisticians from Lancaster University are involved in an innovative new COVID 19 drug testing platform. Launched this week, the AGILE initiative, is a collaboration between the Universities of Liverpool, Southampton, Lancaster and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, as well as external partners. AGILE has been developed by Infectious Diseases clinicians, clinical and pre-clinical pharmacologists, clinical […]

Anti-inflammatory drug found to reduce deaths in COVID-19 patients – University of Oxford

In March 2020, the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVid-19 thERapY) trial was established as a randomised clinical trial to test a range of potential treatments for COVID-19, including low-dose dexamethasone (a steroid treatment). Over 11,500 patients have been enrolled from over 175 NHS hospitals in the UK. On 8 June, recruitment to the dexamethasone arm was halted […]

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