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COVID-19 vaccine begins human trial stage

24 Apr 2020

Researchers at the University of Oxford have begun testing a COVID-19 vaccine in human volunteers this week. The phase I trial was funded by UKRI and NIHR as part of the rapid research response.


MRC Molecular Haematology Unit appoints new Director

1 Apr 2020

The MRC is pleased to announce that Professor KJ Patel has been appointed as the new Director of the MRC Molecular Haematology Unit and the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at the University of Oxford.