i-sense: EPSRC IRC in Agile Early Warning Sensing Systems for Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Resistance (i-sense COVID-19: Harnessing digital and diagnostic technologies for COVID-19)

  • Funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Total publications:45 publications

Grant number: EP/R00529X/1

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  • Funder

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI)
  • Principle Investigator

  • Research Location

    United Kingdom, Europe
  • Lead Research Institution

    University College London
  • Research Category

    Pathogen: natural history, transmission and diagnostics

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Additional funding for the I-sense IRC to address the COVID-19 Pandemic. To harness the multidisciplinary expertise within the i-sense EPSRC IRC track and test Flagship programmes to address the key challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic; namely early identification of infection in the community through online data sources and point-of-care diagnostic tests (PoCT) linked to national health systems.

Publicationslinked via Europe PMC

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Multiplex detection of the big five carbapenemase genes using solid-phase recombinase polymerase amplification.

Enhanced Antimalarial and Antisequestration Activity of Methoxybenzenesulfonate-Modified Biopolymers and Nanoparticles for Tackling Severe Malaria.

Long-term Sudan virus Ebola survivors maintain multiple antiviral defense mechanisms.

Cohort Profile: Virus Watch-understanding community incidence, symptom profiles and transmission of COVID-19 in relation to population movement and behaviour.

Neural network models for influenza forecasting with associated uncertainty using Web search activity trends.

CRISPR-assisted test for Schistosoma haematobium.

The Nanozyme Revolution: Enhancing the Performance of Medical Biosensing Platforms.

Validity of Self-testing at Home With Rapid Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Antibody Detection by Lateral Flow Immunoassay.

Modular Synthesis of Semiconducting Graft Copolymers to Achieve "Clickable" Fluorescent Nanoparticles with Long Circulation and Specific Cancer Targeting.