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Ebola vaccine trials

Imperial is recruiting healthy volunteers to take part in the first trials of two new Ebola vaccines. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 3 June 2015)

4 MIN2015 JUN 3
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Ebola vaccine trials

News: T cells and the Imperial Festival

A discovery that could lead to a new cancer therapy and a look ahead to our big event on 9-10 May. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 22 April 2015)

5 MIN2015 APR 22
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News: T cells and the Imperial Festival

Salamanders in peril

News: A skin-eating fungal disease brought from Asia by the pet trade poses a threat to European amphibians. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 12 November 2014)

2 MIN2014 NOV 11
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Salamanders in peril

New study involving Imperial College London estimates over 50 million children infected with tuberculosis

Researchers have found evidence that a large gap exists between the number of recorded TB cases and the true underlying incidence. The study published in Lancet Global Health, shows that TB in children is a major public health problem.

-1 s2014 JUL 9
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New study involving Imperial College London estimates over 50 million children infected with tuberculosis

A new antibiotic?

Medical student Thomas Webb has designed a drug that could defeat the most resistant bacteria – but he needs donations to put it to the test. (Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 15 January 2014)

4 MIN2014 JAN 15
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A new antibiotic?

What factors influence antibiotic use in hospitals?

Professor Alison Holmes and Esmita Charani describe how their research has highlighted the cultural norms that affect doctors' decisions to prescribe antibiotics.

7 MIN2013 MAY 24
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What factors influence antibiotic use in hospitals?

Learning from the 2009 flu pandemic

Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains how a WHO-led project analysing the 2009 pandemic will help us plan for future flu outbreaks. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 27 February 2013)

6 MIN2013 FEB 26
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Learning from the 2009 flu pandemic

A new strategy for treating infections

Professor Sunil Shaunak explains how controlling excessive immune responses could reduce deaths from bacterial infections.

7 MIN2012 SEP 12
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A new strategy for treating infections

Polio’s last stand

A new study by Professor Nick Grassly evaluates the impact of new vaccines on efforts to eradicate polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (Extract 2 of 5 from the Imperial College Podcast 11 July 2012)

6 MIN2012 JUL 10
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Polio’s last stand

Bird flu studies must be published – Wendy Barclay

Controversial research into transmissible strains of H5N1 influenza should not be censored, argues the Professor of Virology. (Extract 4 of 5 from the Imperial College Podcast 29 February 2012)

8 MIN2012 FEB 28
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Bird flu studies must be published – Wendy Barclay

Latest Episodes

Ebola vaccine trials

Imperial is recruiting healthy volunteers to take part in the first trials of two new Ebola vaccines. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 3 June 2015)

4 MIN2015 JUN 3
Comments
Ebola vaccine trials

News: T cells and the Imperial Festival

A discovery that could lead to a new cancer therapy and a look ahead to our big event on 9-10 May. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 22 April 2015)

5 MIN2015 APR 22
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News: T cells and the Imperial Festival

Salamanders in peril

News: A skin-eating fungal disease brought from Asia by the pet trade poses a threat to European amphibians. (Extract 1 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 12 November 2014)

2 MIN2014 NOV 11
Comments
Salamanders in peril

New study involving Imperial College London estimates over 50 million children infected with tuberculosis

Researchers have found evidence that a large gap exists between the number of recorded TB cases and the true underlying incidence. The study published in Lancet Global Health, shows that TB in children is a major public health problem.

-1 s2014 JUL 9
Comments
New study involving Imperial College London estimates over 50 million children infected with tuberculosis

A new antibiotic?

Medical student Thomas Webb has designed a drug that could defeat the most resistant bacteria – but he needs donations to put it to the test. (Extract 4 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 15 January 2014)

4 MIN2014 JAN 15
Comments
A new antibiotic?

What factors influence antibiotic use in hospitals?

Professor Alison Holmes and Esmita Charani describe how their research has highlighted the cultural norms that affect doctors' decisions to prescribe antibiotics.

7 MIN2013 MAY 24
Comments
What factors influence antibiotic use in hospitals?

Learning from the 2009 flu pandemic

Dr Maria Van Kerkhove explains how a WHO-led project analysing the 2009 pandemic will help us plan for future flu outbreaks. (Extract 2 of 4 from the Imperial College Podcast 27 February 2013)

6 MIN2013 FEB 26
Comments
Learning from the 2009 flu pandemic

A new strategy for treating infections

Professor Sunil Shaunak explains how controlling excessive immune responses could reduce deaths from bacterial infections.

7 MIN2012 SEP 12
Comments
A new strategy for treating infections

Polio’s last stand

A new study by Professor Nick Grassly evaluates the impact of new vaccines on efforts to eradicate polio in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (Extract 2 of 5 from the Imperial College Podcast 11 July 2012)

6 MIN2012 JUL 10
Comments
Polio’s last stand

Bird flu studies must be published – Wendy Barclay

Controversial research into transmissible strains of H5N1 influenza should not be censored, argues the Professor of Virology. (Extract 4 of 5 from the Imperial College Podcast 29 February 2012)

8 MIN2012 FEB 28
Comments
Bird flu studies must be published – Wendy Barclay
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