Fri, 29 Jan 2021 07:00:00 GMT
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 10:30:00 GMT
The University of Glasgow is joining a new national research project to study the effects of emerging mutations in SARS-CoV-2, which will be launched with £2.5 million of funding from UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).
International travel key to the introduction and early undetected community transmission of COVID-19 in Scotland
Fri, 08 Jan 2021 18:30:11 GMT
Scientists sequencing virus samples from the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Scotland (and through the first wave) have found evidence of community transmission, driven by multiple introductions through international travel, as early as February 2020.
Fri, 30 Oct 2020 08:25:00 GMT
Infectious disease emergence is often the result of a pathogen entering a new host species, as highlighted by COVID-19. However, most cross-species transmissions fail to establish in the newly-infected species.
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:30:00 GMT
During the first peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Scotland, whilst the absolute risk remained low, patient-facing healthcare workers were at three-fold higher risk of hospitalisation with COVID-19 than the general population, according to new research.
Tue, 27 Oct 2020 00:01:08 GMT
Fears that people with high blood pressure are more at risk from severe Covid-19 because it is easier for the virus to enter their cells and tissues have been laid to rest, thanks to research by an international team of scientists
UofG part of new UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium to address key unanswered questions about immunity and COVID-19
Fri, 28 Aug 2020 09:21:00 BST
Scientists from the University of Glasgow will be part of a newly-launched UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC), which aims to answer key questions on how the immune system interacts with SARS-CoV-2 to help us fight COVID-19 and develop better diagnostics, treatments and vaccines.
Tue, 11 Aug 2020 07:00:00 BST
An international team of researchers, led by the University of Glasgow, has received an award to study the impact of Covid-19 in lower and middle-income countries, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:00:00 BST
Health and care staff recruited to COVID-19 vaccine trial by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the University of Glasgow
Fri, 22 May 2020 07:15:00 BST
Fri, 22 May 2020 12:24:00 BST
Wed, 06 May 2020 13:17:00 BST
The Universities of Glasgow and Dundee have been awarded £225,000 to rapidly screen for potential COVID-19 treatments. The project is funded by the COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, an initiative launched by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard to speed up the response to the COVID-19 pandemic by funding the identification, assessment, development and scale up of treatments.
Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:37:00 BST