The overarching aim of this HPRU is to support and strengthen PHE in its role of protecting England from emerging and zoonotic infections. By bringing together internationally leading researchers at the University of Liverpool (UoL), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and PHE, we will exploit the synergy, world-class facilities, and breadth and depth in relevant research between these institutions.


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Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK - Third Meeting
29 November 2016

Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK - Third Meeting

Zika MOOC: In the footsteps of Zika...approaching the unknown
26 September 2016

Professor Tom Solomon, Director of the NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections, has contributed to a MOOC on the Zika virus.

Strategic Research Funding Calls 2016/2017
17 August 2016

The NIHR HPRU in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections is pleased to announce the launch of 2 research funding calls as part of its 2016/2017 Strategic Research Funding.

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Database of host-pathogen and related species interactions, and their global distribution
Wardeh M, Risley C, McIntyre MK, Setzkorn C, Baylis M
Scientific Data, 26401317

Temporal and spatial analysis of the 2014-2015 Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
Carroll MW, Matthews DA, Hiscox JA, Elmore MJ, Pollakis G, Rambaut A, Hewson R, García-Dorival I, et al

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