Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
Edinburgh Infectious Diseases


Congratulations to Edinburgh Infectious Diseases members on excellent publications in autumn 2018!

Researchers from across Edinburgh Infectious Diseases have published a dazzling array pf papers in the past months - take a browse through some of the highlights here!

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Papers cover neglected tropical diseases and antimicrobial resistance to calls for global action on pneumonia.

A gene expression comparison of Trypanosoma brucei and Trypanosoma congolense in the bloodstream of the mammalian host

Antigenic and sequence variability of the human respiratory syncytial virus F glycoprotein compared to related viruses in a comprehensive dataset

Antiviral activity of the mineralocorticoid receptor NR3C2 against Herpes simplex virus Type 1 (HSV-1) infection

Antiviral innate immune response in non-myeloid cells is augmented by chloride ions via an increase in intracellular hypochlorous acid levels

Coinfections and comorbidities in African health systems: At the interface of infectious and noninfectious diseases

Concerted IL-25R and IL-4Rα signaling drive innate type 2 effector immunity for optimal helminth expulsion

Crispr/Cas Mediated Deletion of PTPN22 in Jurkat T Cells Enhances TCR Signaling and Production of IL-2

Development of superficial lung lesions monitored on farm by serial ultrasonographic examination in sheep with lesions confirmed as ovine pulmonary adenocarcinoma at necropsy

Drug Target Selection for Trypanosoma cruzi Metabolism by Metabolic Control Analysis and Kinetic Modeling

Exploring the effect of human and animal population growth on vector-borne disease transmission with an agent-based model of Rhodesian human African trypanosomiasis in eastern province, Zambia

Fogarty International Center collaborative networks in infectious disease modeling: Lessons learnt in research and capacity building

Gene silencing by RNA interference in the ectoparasitic mite, Psoroptes ovis

Generation of Markerless Deletions in the Nosocomial Pathogen Clostridium difficile by induction of DNA Double-strand Breaks

Giardia duodenalis in the UK: current knowledge of risk factors and public health implications

Global, regional, and national estimates of pneumonia morbidity and mortality in children younger than 5 years between 2000 and 2015: a systematic analysis

Impact of Genetic Selection for Increased Cattle Resistance to Bovine Tuberculosis on Disease Transmission Dynamics

In situ identification of Gram-negative bacteria in human lungs using a topical fluorescent peptide targeting lipid A

Lack of IFNγ signaling attenuates spread of influenza A virus in vivo and leads to reduced pathogenesis

Modulation of Host Immunity by Helminths: The Expanding Repertoire of Parasite Effector Molecules

Molecular identification of bovine trypanosomes in relation to cattle sources in southwest Nigeria

Phenotypic and genetic variation in the response of chickens to Eimeria tenella induced coccidiosis.

Population level changes in schistosome specific antibody levels following chemotherapy

Staphylococcus pseudintermedius Surface Protein L (SpsL) Is Required for Abscess Formation in a Murine Cutaneous Infection Model

The extricable links between health, wealth, and profits

The impact of anthelmintic drugs on weight gain of smallholder goats in subtropical regions

The Influence of Parasite Infections on Host Immunity to Co-infection With Other Pathogens

The kinetic characteristics of human and trypanosomatid phosphofructokinases for the reverse reaction