Wellcome Trust Investigator Award

Professor Massimo Palmarini, Director of the Centre for Virus Research has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Investigator Award to study Host determinants of disease Prof Massimo Palmarinioutcomes in arboviral infections. Over the next five years, the Palmarini group will use bluetongue, a vector-borne disease and one of the major viral diseases of livestock, to address the fundamental question of how a pathogenic virus renders some infected hosts seriously ill, whilst causing only mild/no disease in others, despite abundant viral replication in both.

First published: 31 July 2017