Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

From basic science to clinical trials, we cover every aspect of research into inflammation, the role it plays in human ageing and age-related inflammatory disease as well as the response to trauma. Our outstanding research has been recognised by the award of five Centres of Excellence.

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Ageing research at Birmingham

Graduate stories: Lisa Hill

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Posted 01 April 2017

New NIHR Biomedical Research Centre opens in Birmingham

The NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) opened on 1 April 2017 with the aim of accelerating the access to, and adoption of, drugs, devices and diagnostics tests for patients living with chronic inflammatory disease, driven by cutting edge experimental medicine.

Posted 23 March 2017

Research finds Addison's patients lack killer immune cells

Research led by University of Birmingham scientists has found that people suffering from the adrenal disorder known as Addison's disease suffer from an immune system defect that makes them prone to potentially deadly respiratory infections.

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IIA Seminars

Dr Zubair Ahmed and Professor Dietmar Fischer

10/05/2017 (15:00-17:00)
Neuroprotection in the injured CNS and Novel strategies promoting regeneration of the peripheral and central nervous systems

Robert Dinsdale and Dr Tobias Fuchs

14/06/2017 (15:00-17:00)
Generation and regulation of NETs in sepsis and thermal injury and NETs - A link between infection and thrombosis
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