Generating a research toolkit for the UK community and designing tools to test antiviral drugs

  • Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
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Grant number: C19-IUC-025

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Key facts

  • Disease

  • Funder

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Principle Investigator

  • Research Location

    United Kingdom, Europe
  • Lead Research Institution

    MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research
  • Research Category

    Therapeutics research, development and implementation

  • Research Subcategory

    Pre-clinical studies

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  • Age Group

    Not Applicable

  • Vulnerable Population

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  • Occupations of Interest

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Generating a research toolkit for the UK community by producing plasmids, virus isolates, antisera, reverse genetic systems, VLPs, and antibodies (in collaboration with MRC-PPU in Dundee) that will be openly shared to facilitate the work of the UK research community. Designing a variety of assays and tools to support the medium and high throughput screening of antiviral drugs to test efficacy against SARS-CoV-2.