University of St Andrews experts are part of a consortium of researchers set to benefit from a grant of £4.2 million, announced by Health Secretary Shona Robison today, to establish a new Scottish Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Institute (SHAIPI).

The announcement represents one of the largest single investments into research to tackle infection within healthcare settings in the UK in recent years. £1 million of the new funding will come to St Andrews

The research work at the University of St Andrews is being headed by Professor Stephen Gillespie, the Sir James Black Professor of Medicine and Dr Matthew Holden, Reader in Bacterial Genomics and Evolution.

Tuesday 24 March 2015