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A vaccine 50 years in the making

26 January 2021

How a UCL scientist laid the foundations for the coronavirus jab decades ago.

photo of Profesor Gregory Gregoriadis

Almost 50 years ago, UCL School of Pharmacy Emeritus Professor Gregory Gregoriadis discovered that encasing vaccines in fat droplets could help their efficacy. Yesterday he was excited to receive his first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine which uses technology which is a direct descendant of his research.

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Professor Gregory Gregoriadis outside his home 
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