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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HPRU EZI Annual Conference
21 November 2018. Save the date in your diary!

Posted on: 03/05/2018

Vector-Borne Diseases in the UK – Biennial Meeting, 2018
3rd - 4th December 2018 at John Innes Centre, Norwich. Register today for your place!

Posted on: 26/04/2018

A Game Changer in Public Health Promotion
HPRU Member Charlotte Hemingway uses game analytics to assess the feasibility and effect of mobile games to promote public health messages.

Posted on: 27/03/2018

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Viral meningitis: current issues in diagnosis and treatment
McGill F, Griffiths MJ, Solomon T
Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 28118219

Fletcher TE, Bleeker-Rovers CP, Beeching NJ
Medicine UK, 

The Effect of Nucleic Acid Extraction platforms and sample storage on the integrity of viral RNA for use in whole genome sequencing
Lewandowski K, Bell A, Miles R, Carne S, Wooldridge D, Manso C, Hennessy N, Bailey D, Pullan ST, Gharbia S, Vipond R
Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, 

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