Update from the Directors, vacancies, new public engagement resources, Adilia Warris wins Bill Marshall award, new season of Mycotalks.
Update from the Directors, Elizabeth Ballou joins MRC CMM, COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis (CAPA), South African Society for Microbiology Conference, artist in residence, MRes.
Updates from the Directors, vacancies, MRes, Medical Mycology Trainee Seminar Series, researcher spotlight Beth McCann
Professor Nelesh Govender, an expert in fungal diseases and antifungal resistance, has been appointed an Honorary Professor at The MRC Centre for Medical Mycology (MRC CMM).
Professor Adilia Warris, co-director of The MRC Centre for Medical Mycology based at the University of Exeter, has received this year’s Bill Marshall Award for her pioneering paediatric infectious diseases research.
Read our summary of emerging evidence around COVID-19 and Aspergillus co-infection, and mucormycosis in India, as well as planned studies to assess COVID-19 associated pulmonary aspergillosis.
William Hope appointed Honorary Professor in the College of Medicine and Health
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.
A leading fungal research centre has received a further five years' funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC).
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.
MRC CMM Director Professor Gordon Brown appointed Babraham Institute trustee
A specialist in cell biology and genetics is set to join the University of Exeter’s leading fungal research centre.
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).
A leading expert on infectious diseases has joined a fungal research team at the University of Exeter.
Scientists have identified an "Achilles heel" that could help in the fight against a killer fungus.
The immune systems of mammals – including humans – might struggle to detect and respond to germs from other planets, new research suggests.
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.
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.
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.
MRC CMM Researchers win places on GW4 Crucible 2020
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.
A leading expert on how fungal diseases affect human lungs will join the University of Exeter next year.
A top research centre focussed on tackling fungal diseases has relocated to the University of Exeter.