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31 MayResearch by Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation scientists, led by Dr Katja Thümmler, has shown for the first time that iron overload can actively contribute to the ongoing brain damage in progressive multiple sclerosis (PMS), confirming that treatments designed to prevent this iron-related injury could slow accumulation of disability in PMS patients.
10 MayResearch led by the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation's Professor Markus Meißner has discovered a new method that blocks the protein regulation of the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and causes it to die off inside the host cell.
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Animal African Trypanosomiasis
Mon, 15 Mar 2021 07:15:00 GMT
Scientists looking at the evolution of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, have found that since December 2019 – and for the first 11 months of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic – there has been very little ‘important’ genetic change observed in the hundreds of thousands of sequenced virus genomes.