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Research from the Health Environment & Infection Research Unit (HEIRU)

Rangahau

The Health Environment & Infection Research Unit (HEIRU) is involved in multiple programmes of work related to the impact of infectious diseases and adverse environmental factors on population health.

Key research areas and lead investigators

Co-Search: COVID-19 Research Collaborative

Led by Professor Michael Baker and Dr Amanda Kvalsvig 

SYMBIOTIC: Integrated prevention of infectious diseases and long-term conditions

Led by Professor Michael Baker and Dr Amanda Kvalsvig

Infectious disease research

Led by Professor Michael Baker, Dr Amanda Kvalsvig, Professor Nick Wilson

Environmental research (Air and Water)

Led by Professor Simon Hales and Dr Tim Chambers

END Rheumatic Heart Disease

Led by Dr Julie Bennett