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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.
Professor Graham Anderson has been awarded a Royal Society International Exchange grant to initiate collaborative research with the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.
A health consortium has been awarded £7 million by Innovate UK to ensure more patients benefit from a new generation of breakthrough therapies
Birmingham Type 1 Diabetes Symposium - 14th June 2018
Liver transplant research at the University of Birmingham
Research Shorts: The immune system and health
Liver disease and liver research: What does the future offer?
Research Shorts: How our immune system works
Posted 18 June 2018
Dr Rebecca Drummond recently joined the Institutes of Immunology and Immunotherapy and Microbiology and Infection as a Birmingham Fellow. Dr Drummond will be establishing a new research group that aims to understand how the immune system senses and responds to fungal infections.
Posted 31 May 2018
A clinical trial testing a new treatment combination in patients with leukaemia launches through the Combinations Alliance, a joint initiative between Cancer Research UK and the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) Network based at University of Birmingham.
Posted 10 May 2018
Dr Sarah Dimeloe recently joined the University of Birmingham to further her research into the metabolism of immune cells in health and disease, which has now received a significant boost, in the form of a highly sought-after research grant from the European Commission.
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