An Internationally recognised Centre for Immunology and Infection research
New for 2013 – MSc Immunology and Immunotherapy
An internationally recognised Centre for research in Immunology and Infection hosting the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation, the Centre for Liver Research and the Rheumatology Research Group supporting basic and translational research in immunology and inflammatory diseases of the joint, eye, liver and kidney.
The School has major research themes in Immune Regulation, Inflammation and Inflammatory Disease, Stem Cell Biology and Gene Regulation and Bacterial Infections, Pathogenesis and Antibiotic Resistance. These research themes are linked to the clinical disciplines of Clinical Immunology, Infection, Virology, Hepatology, Nephrology, Rheumatology and Ophthalmology.
Staff in Immunity and Infection make an active contribution to MBChB, BMedSc, GEC and BDS degree courses and are responsible for the teaching discipline of Anatomy. The School offers numerous opportunities for clinical and non clinical scientists to study for postgraduate research degrees in its research specialties, and currently hosts 70 PhD students.