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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

New health economic framework to help assess what might be required to eliminate African sleeping sickness by 2030

Several diseases have been earmarked for elimination or eradication based on factors such as feasibility, lives saved and the possibility of long-run cost-savings. The cost of elimination strategies, however, can become very high as you approach zero transmission. An international group of researchers have created a new health economic framework that supports decision makers and funders in understanding the resources required to achieve the World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal of eliminating sleeping sickness by 2030.


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.


University of Warwick names 37 researchers who become Turing Fellows this academic year

A total of 37 University of Warwick researchers from across the fields of mathematics, life sciences, statistics, computer science, business, medicine and engineering have been named as Fellows of the Alan Turing Institute this year.


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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