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Oct 2020

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    Experts from the Universities of Dundee, Edinburgh and Nottingham, along with Public Health England, will build the infrastructure for CO-CONNECT, a £4million UK-wide initiative to support research into the COVID-19 antibody response, by...

  • Dr Megan Bergkessel

    A life sciences researcher has been awarded Future Leaders Fellowships from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). Dr Megan Bergkessel, Principal Investigator in the Division of Molecular Microbiology, was awarded over £900k to research how some...

  • Professor James Chalmers

    More than 2000 Tayside healthcare staff took part in a ground-breaking study looking at the prevalence of Covid-19 antibodies in healthcare workers in Scotland.

    MATCH is the first major antibody study of healthcare staff carried out in...

Sep 2020

Aug 2020

  • Dr Susan Wyllie

    Scientists at the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research (WCAIR) at the University of Dundee have been awarded £4.9million in follow-on funding from the Wellcome Trust, boosting their efforts to understand more about potential drugs that...

  • Biology Lab, Drug Discovery Unit
    • CARE (Corona Accelerated R&D in Europe) is the largest undertaking of its kind dedicated to discovering and developing urgently needed treatment options for Covid-19
    • The initiative is committed to a long-term understanding of...
  • Natalie Bamford

    Natalie Bamford, a Postdoctoral Research Assistant in the lab of Nicola Stanley-Wall, has been awarded a prestigious two-year EMBO Long-term fellowship to study bacterial biofilms which will help efforts to remove biofilms when they are...

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    The Multiple Disease Screening from Retinal Imaging project, a joint initiative between the University of Dundee and University of Edinburgh, has received £176,000 funding from Scottish Enterprise’s High Growth Spinout Programme.


Jul 2020

Jun 2020

  • Professor James Chalmers

    The University of Dundee is leading the clinical trial of a new anti-inflammatory drug it is hoped may reduce instances of severe lung damage and death in Covid-19 patients.

    Researchers from the University’s School of Medicine will work...

  • Dr Sarah Coulthurst

    Dr Sarah Coulthurst, deputy head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology, has had her Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship renewed for a further five years. The £1.9 million award will allow Sarah and her team to continue their ongoing...

  • Professor Paul Wyatt

    The University of Dundee’s Drug Discovery Unit (DDU) has received €5 million of funding to develop antiviral treatments for Covid-19 and future coronaviruses.

    This significant investment by the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, initiated...


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