A potential treatment for COVID-19, which has shown early promise in China and Japan, will be trialled in NHSGGC in colloboration with the University of Glasgow. Glasgow is the first area in Scotland to have access to the drug, which can be taken at home when patients are in the…
Professor Steven Sinkins, Professor at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research (CVR), has been awarded almost £3m to continue his pioneering mosquito symbiont work by Open Philanthropy.
The Universities of Dundee, Glasgow, Exeter, Birmingham, Cambridge, and York have received £2.4 million to lead a clinical trial of a home-based cardiac rehabilitation programme for people with heart failure and their caregivers.
Infectious disease emergence is often the result of a pathogen entering a new host species, as highlighted by COVID-19. However, most cross-species transmissions fail to establish in the newly- infected species.
Fears that people with high blood pressure are more at risk from severe Covid-19 because it is easier for the virus to enter their cells and tissues have been laid to rest, thanks to research by an international team of scientists.
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