Whooping cough ‘human challenge’ study in quest for new and more effective vaccine

Volunteers will trial a new way to prevent whooping cough in a study launching in Southampton, following a sharp rise in cases in recent years. Read more


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The NIHR Southampton Biomedical Research Centre takes new discoveries, treatments and technologies into the clinic, using unique tools, facilities and world-changing expertise across our six key research areas.

We aim to improve people's health and resilience throughout life, generating the next generation of improved and individually personalised treatments.


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