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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Study finds Ebola survivors suffer from severe neurological problems
HPRU EZI funded study sheds new light

Posted on: 12/07/2018

NHS 70 Roadshow
Help us celebrate #NHS70 3-5 July 2018 at various Liverpool hospitals

Posted on: 27/06/2018

What is the risk of tickborne diseases to UK pets?
HPRU EZI PhD Student John Tulloch's article selected as journal's cover story.

Posted on: 08/06/2018

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Detection, characterization, and enrollment of donors of Ebola convalescent plasma in Sierra Leone
Tedder RS, Samuel D, Dicks S, Scott JT, Ijaz S, Adaken C, Cole C, Baker S, Edwards T, Kamara P, Kargbo O, Niazi S, Nwakanma D, d'Alessandro U, Burch G, Doughty H, Brown CS, Andrews N, Glynn JR, van Griensven J, Pollakis G, Paxton WA, Semple MG

Mosquito-borne diseases: Advances in modelling climate-change impacts
Tjaden N, Caminade C, Beierkuhnlein C, Thomas S
Trends in Parasitology, 

Surveillance of British ticks: An overview of species records, host associations, and new records of Ixodes ricinus distribution
Cull B, Pietzsch ME, Hansford KM, Gillingham EL, Medlock JM
Ticks and Tick-borne diseases, 

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