Lockdown or not, personality predicts your likelihood of staying home during the pandemic

Despite more of the population staying at home as government policies on COVID-19 become stricter, a study has found that a person’s personality influences how

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Oct. 15, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: infectious-diseases covid-19 coronavirus

Many ventilation systems may increase risk of COVID-19 exposure, study suggests

Ventilation systems in many modern office buildings, which are designed to keep temperatures comfortable and increase energy efficiency, may increase the risk

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 29, 2020 ~8 min

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How machine learning can help to future-proof clinical trials in the era of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is the greatest global healthcare crisis of our generation, presenting enormous challenges to medical research, including clinical

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 23, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: machine-learning medicine artificial-intelligence covid-19 coronavirus ai clinical-trial

Punctured lung affects almost one in a hundred hospitalised COVID-19 patients

As many as one in 100 patients admitted to hospital with COVID-19 develop a pneumothorax – a ‘punctured lung’ – according to a study led by Cambridge

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 10, 2020 ~4 min

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Combining PCR and antibody tests at point of care dramatically increases COVID-19 detection in hospitalised patients

A Cambridge hospital has piloted the use of combined rapid point-of-care nucleic acid and antibody testing for SARS-CoV-2 infection after researchers at the

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 2, 2020 ~6 min

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Cambridge to lead national consortium examining immune response to SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus

The University of Cambridge and Royal Papworth Hospital have secured £1.5million of funding as part of the national effort by UK immunologists to understand

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 28, 2020 ~4 min

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Cambridge-developed SARS-CoV-2 vaccine receives £1.9million from UK government for clinical trial

A Cambridge-developed vaccine candidate against SARS-CoV-2 could begin clinical trials in the UK as early as late autumn, thanks to a £1.9million award from

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 26, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: spotlight-on-future-therapeutics infectious-diseases covid-19 coronavirus vaccine

Tackling COVID-19: Professor Daniela De Angelis

Since January this year, Daniela De Angelis and her team have been informing the UK Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their real-time model of

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 20, 2020 ~5 min

Tags:  infectious-diseases  covid-19  coronavirus  tackling-covid-19

Ageing heart cells offer clues to susceptibility of older people to severe COVID-19

Genes that play an important role in allowing SARS-CoV-2 to invade heart cells become more active with age, according to research published today in the

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 18, 2020 ~4 min

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Cambridge engineers recognised with awards for pandemic service

Two teams of Cambridge engineers have been recognised by the Royal Academy of Engineering for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic with the President’s

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Aug. 17, 2020 ~10 min

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