New initiative co-ordinates COVID-19 related research for Liverpool City Region

Liverpool Health Partners, of which the University is a partner, has launched Liverpool STOP COVID’, a unique city-wide initiative to help decrease the burden of COVID-19 locally, nationally and globally.

The need to deliver impactful and immediate research is clear and the Strategic One Liverpool Partnership for COVID (STOP COVID)’ initiative, led by the academic health science system, gives the necessary framework to bring together leading specialists and make a difference.

Under the direction of the Executive Pro Vice Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and vice-Chair of Liverpool Health Partners, Professor Louise Kenny, this new initiative will support, accelerate and assess research-based innovations within the Liverpool City Region.

Drawing on the clinical and academic strengths of the Centre for Excellence in Infectious Disease Research (CEIDR) and NHS organisations, the STOP COVID system-wide approach strengthens the support and structuring of all Liverpool COVID-19 related research activity. View more