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Compounds made from ‘digested’ molecules feeds appetite for greener pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals

A method of producing vital chemical building blocks for use in the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industries that mimics how plants manufacture them has been developed by University of Warwick scientists.

Poolbeg Pharma licences first-in-class broad spectrum RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections from the University of Warwick

Poolbeg Pharma (AIM: POLB, 'Poolbeg' or the 'Company'), a clinical stage infectious disease pharmaceutical company with a capital light clinical model, has in-licenced a novel, first-in-class RNA-based immunotherapy for respiratory virus infections developed at the University of Warwick.

Mon 17 Jan 2022, 10:14 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, Life Sciences, COVID-19, Virology, Sciences

Dr Freya Harrison wins WH Prize 2021

Dr Freya Harrison, Associate Professor in the School of Life Sciences at the University of Warwick., has won the WH Prize 2021 for her work in translating medieval literature and medical texts to uncover ancient antimicrobial recipes.

Covid-19 waves in Kenya explained by socio-economic differences and introduction of variants

Combining data on antibody prevalence, PCR test results, genomic surveillance and population mobility from smartphones has allowed infectious disease modellers to explain the evolution of the first three Covid-19 waves that have affected Kenya since the start of the pandemic.

Tue 12 Oct 2021, 12:27 | Tags: research, Life Sciences, zeeman institute

Researcher on fast track thanks to dementia charity founded by F1 legend

A University of Warwick researcher investigating Alzheimer’s disease has been named as one of four new Race Against Dementia Fellows, with the opportunity to receive support from not only leading scientists studying dementia, but also experts in innovation and problem solving from the world of Formula 1.

Thu 23 Sep 2021, 12:26 | Tags: School of Life Sciences, research, Life Sciences

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