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.

Living longer and healthier

The UK population as a whole is living longer but not healthier, with over half of us are experiencing at least two diseases by the age of 65. However, researchers have discovered the power of physical activity in preventing age-related decline.

A solid foundation for arthritis discovery

The University of Birmingham and Oxford have come together to accelerate discovery in rheumatology.

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Posted 14 March 2018

Birmingham researcher awarded the British Geriatrics Society's Rising Star Award

Dr Thomas Jackson, a clinical academic geriatrician with the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing and a consultant in geriatric medicine and specialist in hip fractures at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) has recently been awarded the prestigious Rising Star Award from the British Geriatrics Society.

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