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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
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 09 October 2018
Professor Adam Cunningham, Co-Director of the BactiVac Network, was recently asked to externally review a briefing document issued by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) that describes the potential for immunisation as a strategy to tackle antimicrobial resistance.
Posted 14 September 2018
New research led by the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute in Australia and the University of Birmingham has now veered away from traditional immunology by turning the spotlight on the structural cells that build and support the immune-rich environment of lymph nodes.
Posted 05 September 2018
The findings of a study led by the University of Birmingham suggests that exercise during the first few months of diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes could delay the progression of the condition.
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