Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

From basic science, to clinical trials of new drugs, to exercise interventions in the community, we cover every aspect of research in to and treatment of inflammation-driven illnesses. We are the only centre in the UK that has brought together, under the same hospital roof, a group of world-leading medical and scientific specialists in all the major conditions caused or exacerbated by inflammation. Our vision is to help more people live healthier lives for longer.

New sepsis predictor test

New sepsis predictor test

New test means clinicians can predict which burn victims will develop sepsis during their treatment.

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Posted 08 December 2016

New partnership to accelerate arthritis therapy

The University of Birmingham will be partnering with the University of Oxford to speed up the development of new treatments for arthritis. This has been supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.

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IIA Seminars

  • Dr Liz Sapey and Professor Moira Whyte
    Date
    08/02/2017 (15:00-17:00)
    Location:
    IBR Seminar Room (N143) Medical School
    Description
    Ageing, Inflammation and Lung Function and Regulation of neurophil lifespan and function by hypoxia and the HIF hydroxylase pathway: consequences for neutrophilic inflammmation
  • Jane Falconer and Dr Mike Murphy
    Date
    08/03/2017 (15:00-17:00)
    Location:
    IBR Seminar Room (N143) Medical School
    Description
    Metabolic Deviation and Coupling in Immunity and Inflammation and Mitochondrial ROS production in health and disease
  • Dr Zubair Ahmed and Professor Dietmar Fischer
    Date
    10/05/2017 (15:00-17:00)
    Location:
    IBR Seminar Room (N143) Medical School
    Description
    Neuroprotection in the injured CNS and Novel strategies promoting regeneration of the peripheral and central nervous systems
  • Robert Dinsdale and Dr Tobias Fuchs
    Date
    14/06/2017 (15:00-17:00)
    Location:
    IBR Seminar Room (N143) Medical School
    Description
    Generation and regulation of NETs in sepsis and thermal injury and NETs - A link between infection and thrombosis
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