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Laurenson co-author for genome sequencing TB paper

11/04/2024

Dr Ian Laurenson is one of a global collection of Drs to write a new paper guiding best practice public health standards for whole genome sequencing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

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Dr Moncayo-Nieto published in a new paper

25/03/2024

Dr Olga Lucia Moncayo-Nieto has a new paper published 'Extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial infections: a guide for the general physician' in the journal of Clinical Medicine

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Recruitment

21/03/2024

CIRG is always looking for healthy volunteers to become involved in studies - and is now actively recruiting!

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Annual Review

23/11/2023

CIRG's Annual Review 2022-2023

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NRS Trainee Research Day

18/08/2023

A free, in person Infection Trainee Research day on Wednesday 8th November

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AMP UTI Reflections

18/08/2023

Carol Phllips' reflection and overvew of their attendence at the BSAC UTI Conference

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AMP presents at BSAC UTI conference

19/06/2023

Carol Philip supported by CIRG fund

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Red 4 Research

16/06/2023

16th June 2023 is #Red4Research

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VIBRANT Study collected all samples

22/05/2023

The VIBRANT study has collected all of it's required 200 samples

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NIHR Associate Principal Investigator Scheme

19/05/2023

Dr Hopkin's shares his experience after completing the NIHR Associate Principal Investigator Scheme for our CIRG run project "Improving Outcomes in Necrotising Otitis Externa (IONOE)"

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CIRG Supports Clinical Fellow

10/05/2023

CIRG supports Dr Sugrue in attending the ECCMID Conference

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Valneva Vaccine Results Published

14/10/2022

The results from the Valneva vaccine trial have been published in The Lancet! Dr. Iain Page is mentioned as one of the Valneva phase 3 trial group

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Article Publication

07/10/2022

A fascinating paper recently published in The Journal of Viral Hepatitis. The paper features WGH's Senior Clinical Pharmacist, Katherine Davidson as one of the paper's authors. Abstract and link to the full article are provided below!

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Two New Studies Recruiting

17/08/2022

CIRG has started recruiting to two new exciting studies.

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The AIDS Era; an oral history of UK health care workers

14/07/2022

CIRG Study Coordinator Sheila takes part in project documenting nurses experience of working in the AIDS Era

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Clinical ID Research During COVID-19: A First-Hand Account

13/04/2022

GIRG's Research Coordinator and Lead Nurse, Sheila Morris, gives her account of leading an ID research team during the COVID-19 pandemic in this webinar recording.

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New Pre-Print from the RECOVERY Trial

03/03/2022

New Results from the RECOVERY Trial suggest that baricitinib can reduce the risk of death in hospitalised COVID-19 patients.

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New Research Publications

02/03/2022

Two recently published papers authored by CIRG members

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Letter Published in the BMJ

24/02/2022

'Clinicians and researchers must advocate for evidence based drug policy'

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New Publication in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

21/02/2022

Daptomycin susceptibility testing and therapeutic use in enterococcal bloodstream infection (EBSI) in a setting with high rates of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VREfm)

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HEAL-COVID Webinar Series

10/02/2022

Keep up to date with the latest clinical research on COVID-19 with this exciting seminar series organised by the HEAL-COVID trial team.

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Living Through Covid – The City Turned Upside Down: Launch event

09/02/2022

Our Clinical Director, Dr Claire Mackintosh, took part in this creative exploration of the early stages of the pandemic through the eyes of frontline staff in the homelessness sector and people experiencing homelessness.

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FIS 2021 – CIRG wins a poster prize!

22/11/2021

CIRG members recently attended Federation of Infection Societies 2021 Annual Conference (FIS 2021)

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FIS 2021 – CIRG goes on Tour

22/10/2021

CIRG members will be presenting their work at the upcoming Federation of Infection Societies 2021 Annual Conference (FIS 2021) in Manchester (5 November) and Online 8 and 9 November 2021.

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Largest Ever Global Study of Tuberculosis Identifies Genetic Causes of Drug Resistance

21/10/2021

Using cutting-edge genomic sequencing techniques, researchers from the CRyPTIC consortium have identified almost all the genomic variation that gives people resistance to 13 of the most common tuberculosis (TB) drug treatments.

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COV-Compare Study Update – Encouraging News

18/10/2021

Valneva Reports Positive Phase III Trial Results for their Inactivated, Adjuvanted COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate VLA2001

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Presentation at 31st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

25/07/2021

Alice Hailwood recently presented her work with CIRG member Sandeep Ramalingam, in collaboration with colleagues from University of Edinburgh at the 31st European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID).

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AZD2816 Trial Gets Underway

28/06/2021

AZD2816 is a modified version of the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, that has been made specific for the Beta SARS CoV-2 variant.

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NHS Lothian Starting to Recruit for HEAL-COVID

28/06/2021

This new trial aiming to impact on long-term effects of COVID-19 has begun recruiting at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh, Western General Hospital, and St Johns Hospital.

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REGENERON reduces mortality from SARS CoV2

28/06/2021

Further therapeutic options for COVID-19

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CIRG member calls for equity in academic institutions

28/06/2021

Striving for equity helps to promote excellence

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AMR fame for the Western General’s sewage!

28/06/2021

Analysis of hospital sewage favourably reviewed in Frontiers of Medical Microbiology

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RECOVERY trial wins award

28/06/2021

More accolades for this novel trial!

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RECOVERY Trial Concludes Aspirin Arm

15/06/2021

RECOVERY trial finds aspirin does not improve survival for patients hospitalised with COVID-19

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COV-Compare COVID-19 Vaccine Trial Up and Running

15/06/2021

A phase III trial of Valneva's new COVID-19 vaccine is now up and running here in Edinburgh.

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