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HyTest Ltd., Finland

HyTest offers solutions for assay development and research applications by providing high quality immunological reagents. Areas of specialty include: cardiac markers, infectious diseases, metabolic syndrome and inflammation markers. more

Atriva Therapeutics GmbH, Germany

ATRIVA aims to develop new antiviral therapies against different respiratory viral infections. Founded in 2015, ATRIVA attracted seasoned experts in virology and drug development to form a unique venture targeting the fast and successful validation of a novel approach to fight infectious diseases In more

News Infectious Diseases

  • An enemy within: Pathogens hide in tissue

    Antibiotics cure many bacterial infections. However, some patients suffer a relapse. A research group at the University of Basel has now discovered why some bacteria can survive antibiotic therapy. The team uncovered where the bacteria hide in the body and how the body's own immune system also plays more

  • How the body uses fat to fight infection

    New research from the University of East Anglia and Quadram Institute reveals how our immune cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection. The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, could help develop new approaches to treating people with bacterial infections. The research more

  • New spin-out company developing wound infection tests

    The University of Bath and University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is launching a new spin-out company that is creating a quick and simple test for diagnosing bacterial infections in wounds, based on technology developed at the University’s Department of Chemistry. SmartWound Li more

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Videos Infectious Diseases

How can structural biology help to fight flu?

This short video explains how structural biology can be used to help fight influenza. The clip, which was developed by ELLS in collaboration with EMBL Grenoble scientists working on the EU-funded Flupharm project, is a great tool to introduce students to the topics of influenza, infectious disea ... more

‘Bad Guy’ Cells Unexpectedly Prove Vital for Stopping Deadly C. Difficile

They Cause Allergies and Asthma, But They Also May Save Your LifeResearchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have identified immune cells vital for protecting us from potentially fatal C. difficile infection. Surprisingly, those cells are often vilified for their role in causing ... more

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Infographics Infectious Diseases

Developing Cheaper Lab-on-a-chip Devices with 3D Printing

Today’s graphic takes a look at the research of Sarah Hampson, a PhD student from Loughborough University who’s currently investigating 3D printed lab-on-a-chip devices and their potential to be used for disease diagnosis or particle analyser chips. more

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Eradication of infectious diseases

Eradication of infectious diseases Eradication is the reduction of an infectious disease's prevalence in the a human population to zero. A number of world organizations together with local governments are working to fully eradicate various disea ... more

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