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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.
Creating the right treatment for the right patient
Established August 2017 following £2.2m funding
Department of Health awards Birmingham £12m to help advance research into inflammatory diseases
The causes of liver disease and diabetes aren't always what you think
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 25 September 2017
Recent research led by the University of Birmingham has shown that iNKT-cells, a T-cell subset with limited diversity, act as cellular gatekeepers to control the exit of highly variable alpha-beta T-cells (abT-cells) from the thymus.
Posted 08 September 2017
Experts from around the world have gathered at the University of Birmingham to celebrate 30 years of liver research and 5,000 liver transplants to have been performed in the city.
Posted 14 August 2017
Researchers from the University of Birmingham have established a global bacterial vaccinology network that will facilitate the development of vaccines against bacterial infections that affect low and middle income countries.
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