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Professor Paul Moss

Professor of Haematology

University of Birmingham


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Paul Moss is Professor of Haematology and Deputy Head of the College of Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham. 

He runs a large immunology research group with a focus on human viral immunology and holds MRC Programme Grant support. His expertise relates to T cell recognition of viral epitopes and the mechanisms and management of T cell immunity and immunopathology. Previous work in HIV and herpesvirus infection described an approach to identify virus-specific T cells and utilize these for immunotherapy. He was previous Chair of the Infections and Immunity Board at the Medical Research Council and has Chaired a range of national initiatives.

Professor Moss is Principle Investigator of the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium (UK-CIC), a £6.5 million initiative to bringing together immunologists from 19 UK research centres to answer key questions on how the immune system interacts with SARS-CoV-2 to help us fight COVID-19 and develop better diagnostics, treatments and vaccines.