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Antimicrobial resistance expert joins MRC CMM

William Hope appointed Honorary Professor in the College of Medicine and Health

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Exeter academics awarded grants for pioneering fungal research

Two scientists from the The MRC Centre for Medical Mycology, based at the University of Exeter, have received prestigious Springboard Awards from The Academy of Medical Sciences for their research into a deadly fungal disease.

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Five-year funding boost for fungal research centre

A leading fungal research centre has received a further five years' funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC).

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New arts/science collaboration launched at the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology

Fungi are unique. They are neither plants nor animals and are some of the world’s oldest living organisms. The various fungal species are diverse, with many unique properties: some innocuous, some useful, and some harmful. 

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MRC CMM Director appointed Babraham Institute trustee

MRC CMM Director Professor Gordon Brown appointed Babraham Institute trustee

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Cell biology specialist joins fungal research team

A specialist in cell biology and genetics is set to join the University of Exeter’s leading fungal research centre.

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COVID-19 AND ASPERGILLUS CO-INFECTIONS

Read our summary of emerging evidence around COVID-19 and Aspergillus co-infection, and planned studies to assess COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis.

 

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MRC CMM Co-Director Prof. Adilia Warris is deputy PI for the BRACE trial (BCG vaccination to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare workers)

MRC CMM Co-Director, Prof. Adilia Warris, is deputy PI for the BRACE trial (BCG vaccination to reduce the impact of COVID-19 in healthcare workers). 

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Meningitis expert joins Exeter fungal research centre

A leading expert on infectious diseases has joined a fungal research team at the University of Exeter.

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Study sheds light on killer fungus

Scientists have identified an "Achilles heel" that could help in the fight against a killer fungus.

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Mammal cells could struggle to fight space germs

The immune systems of mammals – including humans – might struggle to detect and respond to germs from other planets, new research suggests.

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Prof. Gordon Brown elected Royal Society Fellow

Professor Gordon Brown, Director of the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology and a leading scientist from the University of Exeter, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. 

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Prof. Elaine Bignell joins MRC Centre for Medical Mycology

Professor Elaine Bignell, one of the world’s leading experts in fungal lung disease, has joined the University’s Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Medical Mycology from the University of Manchester.  

 

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Profs. Elizabeth Johnson and Andy Borman appointed as Honorary Professors at the University of Exeter and the MRC CMM

Profs. Elizabeth Johnson and Andy Borman of the PHE mycology lab appointed as Honorary Professors at the University of Exeter and the MRC CMM.

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MRC CMM Researchers win places on GW4 Crucible 2020

MRC CMM Researchers win places on GW4 Crucible 2020 

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Researchers find new evidence that a fungus can be hard to find

A team of experts have discovered that a common fungus that infects humans can not only predict an imminent attack from the immune system, it will even change its appearance to hide from it.

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Lung disease expert to join Exeter fungal centre

A leading expert on how fungal diseases affect human lungs will join the University of Exeter next year.

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Major fungal research centre moves to Exeter

A top research centre focussed on tackling fungal diseases has relocated to the University of Exeter.

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