UNCOVER: COVID-19 Research Progressions

The leading experts from the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine are at the heart of much of the UNCOVER research activity.  In this series of short films, a few of the UNCOVER scientists discuss how they are address the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 research: Improving drug delivery (Dr Allison Blair)

Dr Allison Blair, Associate Professor in Experimental Haematology in the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine discusses her team’s work to adapt cancer drug delivery systems to help fight COVID-19.

Find out more: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/cellmolmed/people/blair/


COVID-19 research: Stopping secondary infections (Prof Ruth Massey)

Prof Ruth Massey, Professor of Microbial Pathogenicity in the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, discusses her team’s work to improve tests for dangerous secondary infections in COVID-19 patients.

Find out more: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/cellmolmed/people/massey/ 


COVID-19 research: Understanding the immune response (Prof Fernando Ponce)

Prof Fernando Ponce, PhD candidate in the University of Bristol’s School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, discusses his work to understand the role of neutrophils (a key form of white blood cell and the first line of defence against infection) in the body’s immune response to SARS-CoV2.

Find out more: https://www.bristol.ac.uk/cellmolmed/research/amulic/ 


COVID-19 research: Modelling infection in human cells (Dr Darryl Hill)

Dr Darryl Hill, Senior Lecturer in Microbiology, in an expert in the understanding of bacterial infections of the respiratory tract.

Find out more: https://research-information.bris.ac.uk/en/persons/darryl-j-hill

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