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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

New megalab opens in Leamington Spa to bolster fight against COVID-19

UK’s first megalab opens in Royal Leamington Spa - one of the centrepieces of UK’s future test and trace infrastructure.

  • Press release was written and issued by Department of Health and Social Care.
Tue 13 Jul 2021, 09:28 | Tags: Life Sciences, COVID-19

Starving Tuberculosis (TB) of sugars may be a new way to fight it

Tuberculosis is a devastating disease that claims over 1.5 million lives each year. The increase in TB cases that are resistant to the current antibiotics means that novel drugs to kill Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) are urgently needed. Researchers from the University of Warwick have successfully discovered how Mycobacterium tuberculosis uses an essential sugar called trehalose, which provides a platform to design new and improved TB drugs and diagnostic agents.



Recruitment for 30 new PhD pandemic research scholarships opens today at University of Warwick thanks to over £3 million in donations.

The search for 30 people to take up new PhD pandemic research scholarships begins today (Friday 19th March 2021) thanks to philanthropists donating to the University of Warwick’s newly created Institute for Global Pandemic Planning. The 30 new doctoral students will research the best ways for global leaders to respond to pandemics and more details on how to apply are available here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/cross_fac/igpp/applicationform


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