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Immunology is at the forefront of medical research – and we are among the leaders of this exciting, fast-evolving field. With one of the greatest concentrations of scientists and doctors in the world, we are also at the cutting edge of immunotherapy – treatment that uses certain parts of a person’s immune system to fight diseases.
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Researchers identify possible pathway
Department of Health awards Birmingham £12m to help advance research into inflammatory diseases
Creating the right treatment for the right patient
Research Shorts: The immune system and health
Liver disease and liver research: What does the future offer?
Research Shorts: How our immune system works
Professor Paul Moss: Birmingham Heroes
Posted 30 June 2016
Dr Ye Htun Oo from the Centre for Liver Research at the University of Birmingham has been awarded the 2016 Sir Francis Avery Jones Medal from the British Society of Gastroenterology in recognition of his T-cell research, and an innovative study he is due to lead starting in July 2016.
Posted 11 May 2016
Better education for both patients and doctors on how to spot the early symptoms of leprosy would help to reduce cases of the disease in Brazil, according to a study led by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Posted 14 April 2016
Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
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