Our experts and projects

Our COVID-19 experts and projects

With more than 25 of our science leaders applying their expertise to respond to COVID-19, we are at the forefront of efforts to understand the coronavirus and protect our communities.

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Our projects aim to provide a deep understanding of the immune response, contribute to the development of antivirals and vaccines, inform how we can respond to the pandemic, and understand and eliminate disease complications in COVID-19 patients.

Explore our research projects within the following research themes:

  1. Understanding the coronavirus and how to stop it
  2. Informing our response to the pandemic
  3. Understanding co-morbidities and complications
  4. Designing relevant models of COVID-19 infection

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1. Understanding the coronavirus and how to stop it

Working towards the discovery of antiviral therapies, effective vaccines and treatments

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In-depth characterisation of the body's immune response to the virus to aid patient recovery

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2. Informing our response to the pandemic

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3. Understanding co-morbidities and complications

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4. Designing relevant models of COVID-19 infection and research resources