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Centre for Infectious Diseases, Bart's & The Londo
London, E1 4NS
Phone: +44 (0) 20 8882 7966
Fax: +44 (0) 20 8882 6990
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Retroscreen Virology is Europe’s leading contract virology research company, created in 1989 from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital by Professor John Oxford, world renowned influenza virologist.
The work we conduct is dedicated to creating the next generation of Antivirals and Vaccines in the field of biomedical research.
Our research projects include in vitro developments of novel compounds against the following viruses; this also includes influenza in vivo models:
- Influenza A
- Influenza B
- Avian Influenza A
- Rhinovirus (HRV)
- Human Coronavirus
- Human Adenovirus
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
- Human Rotavirus
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV-1)
- Hepatitis C Virus (in development)
- Urbani SARS Virus
- Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV-1; HSV-2)
- Modified Vaccinia Ankara
- West Nile Virus (in development)
- Human Papillomavirus
- Dengue virus (in development)
Retroscreen Virology is accredited to Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and conducts all clinical studies to the regulations of Good Clinical Practice (GCP)/ICH guidelines.
We are the only company in the UK that are able to conduct human influenza challenge studies in a specialised quarantine unit with A/Panama/2007/99 and A/New Caledonia/20/99 viruses and have characterised influenza A (H1N1 and H3N2) and B viruses.
We have recently cultivated the SARS virus in our containment laboratory and investigated virucides and lozenges for major pharmaceutical companies.
We have excellent facilities in our category II and III laboratories and clinic, and a first-rate team of intelligent scientific researchers, doctors, and nurses.
Please contact us via our website at www.retroscreen.com
Last update of this entry: July 13, 2004