A collaborative project between the University of Sydney and the Centenary Institute to find a COVID-19 vaccine has been featured on 10 News.
The innovative research, focused on using the tuberculosis vaccine Bacille Calmette-Guérin (BCG) together with major components of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has seen promising early results in pre-clinical testing.
Lead investigator of the project Professor Jamie Triccas from the University of Sydney was interviewed for the story as was project co-lead Dr Claudio Counoupas, research scientist at the Centenary Institute.
View the 10 News story here.
Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine project here.
Centenary Institute researcher Dr Claudio Counoupas has featured as a case study in a 2020 AAMRI submission calling for additional Government support for up and coming researchers.
The Centenary Institute’s Executive Director, Professor Mathew Vadas, together with other leading Australian researchers believe that COVID-19 is far more than just a respiratory disease.
Centenary Institute researchers have discovered novel insights into the molecular factors controlling vital regulators of the innate immune response system.