Research from Dr Sarah Coulthurst’s group in the Division of Molecular Microbiology has provided new...
Professor Mike Ferguson CBE, Regius Professor of Life Sciences and Academic Lead for Research Strategy in the School was awarded a Doctor of Science (DSc) in today’s winter graduation at the University of St. Andrews. Professor Dame Sue Black...
The University of Dundee is the world’s most influential pharmaceuticals research institution, according to a major global survey that places it ahead of the likes of Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California...
Dr Sarah Coulthurst has been awarded one of the most prestigious prizes in microbiology for her work studying how bacteria are able to cause disease.
Dr Coulthurst, Wellcome...
In response to the urgent and global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Medical Research Foundation (MRF), the charitable foundation of the Medical Research Council, has...
A new diagnostic test developed from research at the Universities of Dundee and Cambridge has been launched with the aim of helping eliminate the disease known as African sleeping sickness.
Respiratory researcher James Chalmers has been awarded the title of Professor and a £422,440 grant to...
Researchers from the School have worked with collaborators in Cambridge to uncover the inner workings of a cellular pump which helps bacterial cells neutralise the effects of antibiotics. This work has implications in the fight against...
The University of Dundee has been awarded £7.9 million by the Wellcome Trust for a joint project with GSK (GlaxoSmithKline) to boost efforts to find new drugs to treat some of the world’s most devastating parasitic diseases including visceral...
Dr James Chalmers, of the University of Dundee, has been awarded the Patrick Neill Medal by the Royal Society of Edinburgh for his outstanding research work on respiratory infections and his expertise in bronchiectasis.
The Patrick Neill...
Antimicrobial resistance is one of the greatest threats to global human and animal health – the O’Neill Report published last year stated that, unless we take urgent action, it will be directly responsible for over 10 million deaths by 2050,...
A major international review led by the University of Dundee’s Professor Peter Davey has identified effective and safe ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals.
The updated Cochrane Review published today concludes that...
A study conducted by the University of Dundee has shown for the first time that a simple test can predict chest infections before they occur in patients with bronchiectasis, a common lung condition which affects people of all ages and leads to...
The University of Dundee has been awarded £13.6 million by Wellcome to establish a new research centre to tackle some of the world’s most devastating diseases.
The Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (CAIR) builds on world-...
A newly identified method of activating drugs to combat one of the world’s most destructive `neglected’ diseases could lead to better medicines according to new research led by the University of Dundee.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a...