A short interview with one of the SIREN study’s lead researchers, Professor Lesley Price

Interviewed by Dr Desy Nuryunarsih Professor Lesley Price is the lead of the Scottish arm of SIREN (SARS-CoV-2 immunity and reinfection evaluation).  SIREN is the UK-wide prospective longitudinal cohort study investigating the impact of detectable anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody on the incidence of COVID-19 in healthcare workers. I am delighted to have had the chance to conduct…

My SIREN Scotland experience

By Alexander Olaoye, PhD student, School of Computing, Engineering & Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University SIREN is an acronym for ‘SARS-COV-2 Immunity & Reinfection Evaluation’. The SIREN Study, a unique UK-wide, large-scale study of NHS healthcare workers, is led by the United Kingdom Health Security Agency (UKHSA), providing an agile response to an evolving pandemic…

High flyers in recruitment: Scottish SIREN sites power ahead with record numbers of participants joining the study.

By Annelysse Jorgenson and Sally Stewart Last week was a huge week for SIREN participant recruitment in Scotland, with a number of the participating NHS health boards reaching new heights. As recruitment is coming to an end on the 31st March, all the SIREN sites have been making extra efforts to grow their recruitment before…

GCU researchers lead Scotland’s participation in the largest study into immunity to COVID-19

By Lynne Haahr Members of the SHIP research group are excited to be working on COVID-19 research by partnering with Public Health Scotland to carry out the SIREN (Sarscov2 Immunity & REinfection EvaluatioN) study in Scotland. GCU is working with NHS hospitals in Scotland to recruit patient facing healthcare workers to have regular COVID-19-tests and…

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