Dr. Ruth Bowness

Ruth is a lecturer and Medical Research Council Fellow in the Department of Mathematical Sciences. She is also an Academy of Medical Sciences Springboard Award Holder and a member of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland. Ruth’s research focuses on mathematical modelling of infectious diseases within the human host. As part of her IMI Fellowship, she plans to study tuberculosis (TB) and SARS-CoV-2 co-infection, aiming to understand the impact that the SARS-CoV-2 virus has had on the population and how this is going to affect TB disease and subsequent treatment in the future.

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