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Read the latest COVID-19 publications from Oxford researchers (ordered by most recent)

Differential occupational risks to healthcare workers from SARS-CoV-2: A prospective observational study

Oxford authors: David W Eyre (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Denise O’Donnell, Alison Howarth, George Doherty, Stephanie B. Hatch, James Kavanagh, Kevin K. Chau, Philip W Fowler, Jeremy Swann, Denis Volk, Fan Yang-Turner, Nicole E Stoesser, Philippa C Matthews, Ali Amini, Bernadette C Young, Alexander J Mentzer, Lucas Martins Ferreira, Thomas Christott, Brian D Marsden, Sarah Hoosdally, Richard Cornall, Derrick W Crook, David Stuart, Gavin Screaton, Timothy EA Peto, Daniel Ebner, Christopher P Conlon, Timothy M Walker (Nuffield Department of Medicine), Donal Skelly (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences), Fredrik Karpe, Matt J Neville (Radcliffe Department of Medicine)

Publication: medRxiv, 29 June 2020 (pre-print)

Antibody testing for COVID-19: A report from the National COVID Scientific Advisory Panel

Oxford authors: Kathryn Auckland, Eleanor Barnes, John Bell, Miles Carroll,  Senthil K. Chinnakannan, Richard. J Cornall, Derrick W. Crook, Wanwisa Dejnirattisai, Kate E. Dingle, David W. Eyre, Sarah J. Hoosdally, Paul Klenerman, Julian Knight, Andrew J. Kwok, Chang Liu, César López-Camacho, Alexander J. Mentzer, Juthathip Mongkolsapaya, Timothy Peto, Justine K. Rudkin, Gavin R. Screaton,  David I. Stuart, Piyada Supasa, Sarah Walker, Beibei Wang (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Andrew Pollard, Sagida BibiElizabeth ClutterbuckChristina DoldDominic Kelly,  (Oxford Vaccine Group) Hannah McGivern, Jonathan Milton, Marta S. Oliveira, Rutger J. Ploeg, Tomas Surik (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences) Donal T. Skelly (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences)

Publication: Wellcome Open Research, 11 June 2020

Systemic hypoferremia and severity of hypoxemic respiratory failure in COVID-19

Oxford authors: Akshay Shah (Radcliffe Department of Medicine), Joe N. Frost, Hal Drakesmith (MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine)

Publication: Critical Care, 9 June 2020

Broad and strong memory CD4+ and CD8+ T cells induced by SARS-CoV-2 in UK convalescent COVID-19 patients

Oxford authors: Yanchun Peng Xuan Yao, Zixi Yin, Danielle Wellington, Yi-Ling Chen, Mariolina Salio, Giorgio Napolitani, Graham Ogg, Tao Dong, Timothy RostronPaul Sopp (MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine), Alexander J. Mentzer,  (Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics), Danning Dong, Wanwisa Dejnirattisai, Piyada Supasa, Chang Liu, Cesar Lopez-Camacho, Jose Slon-campos, Yuguang Zhao, Dave Stuart, Guido Paeson, Jonathan Grimes, Ping Zhang, Jeremy Ratcliff, Peter Simmonds, Ushani RajapaksaWayne Paes, Persephone Borrow, Benedikt Kessler, Azim Ansari, Susanna Dunachie, Ellie Barnes, John Frater, Georgina Kerr, Philip Goulder, Chris Conlon, Paul Klenerman, Andrew McMichael, Gavin Screaton, Juthathip Mongkolsapaya,Julian C. Knight (Nuffield Department of Medicine), Christina Dold (Oxford Vaccine Group)

Publication: bioRxiv, 8 June 2020 (preprint)

Mechanistic insights into ventricular arrhythmogenesis of hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin for the treatment of COVID-19

Oxford authors: Dan Li, Neil Herring, David Paterson, Ming Lei, Guoliang Hao (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics) Piotr Maj (Department of Pharmacology)

Publication: bioRxiv, 22 May 2020 (preprint)

High Mortality Rates for SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Patients with Pre-existing Chronic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis: Preliminary Results from an International Registry

Oxford authors: Tamsin Cargill, Eleanor Barnes (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: Journal of Hepatology, 21 May 2020

ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 vaccination prevents SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia in rhesus macaques

Oxford authors: Sarah C. Gilbert, Teresa Lambe, Alexandra Spencer, Sandra Belij-Rammerstorfer, Jyothi N. Purushotham, Amy Flaxman, Marta Ulaszewska, Elizabeth R. Allen, Hannah Sharpe, Cameron Bissett, Ciaran Gilbride, lka Ishwarbhai, Reshma Kailath, Louisa Rose, Susan Morris, Claire Powers, (Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: bioRxiv, 13 May 2020 (preprint)

Characteristics and outcomes of pregnant women hospitalised with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection in the UK: a national cohort study using the UK Obstetric Surveillance System (UKOSS)

Oxford authors: Marian Knight, Maria QuigleyJennifer J Kurinczuk (Nuffield Department of Population Health)

Published: medRxiv, 12 May 2020 (preprint)

Antibody testing for COVID-19: A report from the National COVID Scientific Advisory Panel

Oxford authors: Kathryn Auckland, Eleanor Barnes, John Bell, Miles Carroll, Senthil K ChinnakannanRichard J Cornall, Derrick W Crook, Wanwisa Dejnirattisai, Kate E Dingle, David W Eyre, Sarah J Hoosdally, Paul Klenerman, Julian Knight, Andrew J Kwok, Chang Liu, César López-Camacho, Philippa C Matthews, Alexander J Mentzer, Juthathip Mongkolsapaya, Timothy Peto, Justine K Rudkin, Gavin R Screaton, Jose Slon-Campos, David Stuart, Piyada SupasaA Sarah Walker, Beibei Wang (Nuffield Department of Medicine) J Kenneth Baillie, Sagida Bibi, Elizabeth Clutterbuck, Christina Dold, Andrew Pollard (Department of Paediatrics)

Published: medRxiv, 7 May 2020 (preprint)

OpenSAFELY: factors associated with COVID-19-related hospital death in the linked electronic health records of 17 million adult NHS patients

Oxford authors: Ben Goldacre, Alex J Walker, Seb BaconCaroline E Morton, Helen J Curtis, Amir Mehrkar, David Evans, Peter Inglesby, Brian MacKennaRichard CrokerRaf Perera (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences)

Published: medRxiv, 7 May 2020 (preprint)

Ethics of instantaneous contact tracing using mobile phone apps in the control of the COVID-19 pandemic

Oxford authors: Michael J Parker (Nuffield Department of Population Health), Christophe Fraser, Lucie Abeler-Dörner, David Bonsall (Big Data Institute)

Published: Journal of Medical Ethics, 4 May 2020

Interferon-induced transmembrane protein-3 genetic variant rs12252-C is associated with disease severity in COVID-19

Oxford authors: Yonghong Zhang (Chinese Academy of Medical Science Oxford Institute), Ping Zhang, Julian C. Knight, Tao Dong (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: Journal of Infectious Diseases, 29 April 2020

A gene locus that controls expression of ACE2 in virus infection

Oxford authors: M. Azim Ansari, Emanuele Marchi, Narayan Ramamurthy, Dominik Aschenbrenner, Carl-Philipp HacksteinEleanor Barnes, Holm UhligPaul Klenerman (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Rory Bowden, Eshita Sharma, Alex Mentzer, John Todd, Julian Knight (Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics)

Published: medRxiv, 29 April 2020 (preprint)

Remdesivir in adults with severe COVID-19: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre trial

Oxford authors: Peter Horby (Centre for Tropical Medicine & Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine / International Severe Acute Respiratory & emerging Infection Consortium (ISARIC)

Published: Lancet, 29 April 2020

Longitudinal Profiling of Cytokines and Chemokines in COVID-19 Reveals Inhibitory Mediators IL-1Ra and IL-10 Are Associated with Disease Severity While Elevated RANTES Is an Early Predictor of Mild Disease

Oxford authors: Ping Zhang, Yanchun Peng, Graham Ogg, Ling-Pei Ho, Andrew McMichael, Tao Dong (Chinese Academy of Medical Science Oxford Institute), Julian C. Knight (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: The Lancet, 29 April 2020 (preprint)

Single-cell O2 exchange imaging shows that cytoplasmic diffusion is a dominant barrier to efficient gas transport in red blood cells

Oxford authors: Pawel Swietach, Sarah L Richardson (Department of Physiology, Anatomy & Genetics), Alzbeta Hulikova, Noémi B. A. Roy (MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine)

Published: PNAS, 22 April 2020

Mood Homeostasis, Low Mood, and History of Depression in 2 Large Population Samples

Oxford author: Maxime Taquet (Department of Psychiatry)

Published: JAMA Psychiatry, 22 April 2020

Safety and immunogenicity of a candidate Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus viral-vectored vaccine: a dose-escalation, open-label, non-randomised, uncontrolled, phase 1 trial

Oxford authors: Pedro M Folegatti, Mustapha Bittaye, Amy Flaxman, Fernando Ramos Lopez, Duncan Bellamy, Catherine Mair, Rebecca Makinson, Jonathan Sheridan, Amy Boyd, Nguyen Tran, Daniel Silman, Ian Poulton, Mehreen Datoo, Julia Marshal, Yrene Themistocleous, Alison Lawrie, Rachel Roberts, Eleanor Berrie, Teresa Lambe, Adrian Hill, Katie Ewer, Sarah Gilbert (Jenner Institute, Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: The Lancet Infectious Diseases, 20 April 2020

Evaluation of antibody testing for SARS-Cov-2 using ELISA and lateral flow immunoassays

Oxford authors: Kathryn Auckland, Eleanor Barnes, John Bell, Sagida Bibi, Miles Carroll, Senthil K Chinnakannan, Elizabeth Clutterbuck, Richard J Cornall, Derrick W Crook, Wanwisa Dejnirattisai, Kate E Dingle, Christina Dold, David W Eyre, Sarah J Hoosdally, Paul Klenerman, Julian Knight, Andrew J Kwok, Chang Liu, César López-Camacho, Philippa C Matthews, Alexander J Mentzer, Juthathip Mongkolsapaya, Timothy Peto, Rutger J Ploeg PhD FRCS2,12, Andrew Pollard FRCPCH PhD2,14, Tessa Prince PhD1, David J Roberts FRCPath10, Justine K Rudkin, Gavin R Screaton, David I Stuart, Piyada Supasa, A Sarah Walker, Beibei Wang (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Jonathan Milton, Marta S Oliveira, Rutger J Ploeg, Tomas Surik (Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences) Andrew Pollard (Department of Paediatrics) Donal T Skelly (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences)

Publication: medRxiv, 20 April 2020 (preprint)

Weathering the Cytokine Storm in Susceptible Patients with Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection (Editorial)

Oxford author: Samuel Lipworth (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, 18 April 2020

Neutralising antibodies to SARS coronavirus 2 in Scottish blood donors - a pilot study of the value of serology to determine population exposure

Oxford authors:Craig Thompson, Robert Patron, José Lourenço, Alexander Fyfe, Nicholas Lim, Sunetra Gupta (Department of Zoology), Nicholas Grayson (Department of Paediatrics), Lian Ni Lee, Valerie Odon, Juthathip Mongkolsapaya, Senthil Chinnakannan, Wanwisa Dejnirattisai, Matthew Edmans, Chang Liu, Cesar Lopez-Camacho, Narayan Ramamurthy, Jeremy Ratcliff, Piyada Supasa, Beibei Wang, Alexander J Mentzer, Gavin Screaton, Paul Klenerman, Peter Simmonds (Nuffield Department of Medicine) Kreepa Kooblall (Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism)

Published: medRxiv, 17 April 2020 (preprint)

Multidisciplinary research priorities for the COVID-19 pandemic: a call for action for mental health science

Oxford authors: Professor Andy Przybylski (Oxford Internet Institute) and Professor Irene Tracey (Nuffield Department of Clinical Neuroscience)

Published: The Lancet, 16 April 2020

Clinical  and  epidemiological  features  of  COVID-19  family  clusters  in  Beijing,  China

Oxford authors: Christopher P. Conlon, Tao Dong (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: Journal of Infection, 16 April 2020

Safety of hydroxychloroquine, alone and in combination with azithromycin, in light of rapid wide-spread use for COVID-19: a multinational, network cohort and self-controlled case series study

Oxford author: Professor Dani Prieto-Alhambra (Nuffied Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences)

Published: medRxiv, 10 April 2020 (preprint)

Prediction models for diagnosis and prognosis of covid-19 infection: systematic review and critical appraisal

Oxford author: Gary S Collins (Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Sciences)

Published: BMJ, 7 April 2020

COVID-19 and Paediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Oxford author: Uhlig, Holm H (Department of Paediatrics)

Published: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 31 March 2020

Quantifying SARS-CoV-2 transmission suggests epidemic control with digital contact tracing

Oxford authors: Luca Ferretti, Chris Wymant, Michelle Kendall, Lele Zhao, Anel Nurtay, Lucie Abeler-Dörner, David Bonsall, Christophe Fraser (Big Data Institute), Michael Parker (Wellcome Centre for Ethics and the Humanities and Ethox Centre)

Published: Science, 31 March 2020

Fundamental principles of epidemic spread highlight the immediate need for large-scale serological surveys to assess the stage of the SARS-CoV-2 epidemic

Oxford authors: José Lourenço, Robert Paton​​, Mahan Ghafari​, Moritz Kraemer​​, Craig Thompson​ (Department of Zoology), Peter Simmonds​, Sunetra Gupta​ (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: medRxiv, 26 March 2020 (preprint)

Quantifying dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 transmission suggests that epidemic control and avoidance is feasible through instantaneous digital contact tracing

Oxford authors: Luca Ferretti, Chris Wymant, Michelle Kendall, Lele Zhao, Anel Nurtay, David Bonsall (Nuffield Department of Medicine), Christophe Fraser (Nuffield Department of Medicine / Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics)

Published: 16 March 2020

Sustainable containment of COVID-19 using smartphones in China: Scientific and ethical underpinnings for implementation of similar approaches in other settings

Oxford authors: David Bonsall (Nuffield Department of Medicine), Christophe Fraser (Nuffield Department of Medicine), Michael Parker (Nuffield Department of Population Health)

Published: 16 March 2020

Quantifying dynamics of SARS-CoV-2 transmission suggests that epidemic control and avoidance is feasible through instantaneous digital contact tracing

Oxford authors: Luca FerrettiChris Wymant, Michelle KendallLele Zhao, Anel NurtayDavid G Bonsall, Christophe Fraser (Big Data Institute - Nuffield Department of Population Health / Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: medRxiv, 12 March 2020

Video consultations for covid-19

Oxford authors: Trisha Greenhalgh, Joe Wherton, Sara Shaw (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences)

Published: BMJ, 12 March 2020

How will country-based mitigation measures influence the course of the COVID-19 epidemic?

Oxford author: Déirdre Hollingsworth (Big Data Institute - Nuffield Department of Population Health / Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: The Lancet, 9 March 2020

Amplicon based MinION sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 and metagenomic characterisation of nasopharyngeal swabs from patients with COVID-19

Oxford authors: Derrick Crook, Miles Carroll (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: medRxiv, 5 March 2020

In silico identification of vaccine targets for 2019-nCoV

Oxford authors: Chloe Hyun-Jung Lee & Hashem Koohy (Radcliffe Department of Medicine)

Published: F1000 Research, 25 February 2020

A novel coronavirus outbreak of global health concern

Oxford author: Peter Horby (Nuffield Department of Medicine)

Published: The Lancet, 15 February 2020

The coronavirus outbreak: the central role of primary care in emergency preparedness and response

Oxford author: Luke Allen (Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences)

Published: BJGP Open, 28 January 2020