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Dr Andrew Davidson

Dr Andrew Davidson

Dr Andrew Davidson
PhD, BSc (Hons)

Reader in Systems Virology

Office E46
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TD
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Fax. +44 (0) 117 331 2091
Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 2024

Research summary

Research activities in the laboratory focus on investigating the replication and pathogenesis of Dengue virus and SARS coronavirus with an overall aim of developing improved antiviral agents and vaccines.

Dengue virus

The dengue viruses are spread by mosquitoes and infect up to 50 million individuals annually in sub-tropical and tropical regions of the world. Dengue disease has emerged as the most important arthropod-borne viral disease of humans. Dengue virus infection generally results in dengue fever, a debilitating but self limited febrile disease. However, complications may arise, leading to the potentially fatal dengue haemorrhagic fever/dengue shock syndromes (DHF/DSS). Despite ...

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