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 […]

UK researchers working on COVID-19 vaccine join WHO expert groups – Quadram Institute

Quadram Institute researchers who are working on a new drug delivery method for a COVID-19 vaccine have joined World Health Organization (WHO) expert advisory groups tackling the coronavirus. Professor Simon Carding of the Quadram Institute and University of East Anglia’s Norwich Medical School has been asked to join WHO’s COVID-19 Expert Advisory Group on vaccine […]

Being male or overweight can lead to more serious COVID-19 hospital admissions – University of Liverpool

New UK research has found that being male or obese reduces chance of survival from severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19). According to the Department of Health COVID-19 can be more severe in older people and people with chronic heart, lung, and kidney disease, a weakened immune system, diabetes, and some cancers. However, less is known about […]

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