Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy

Immunology is at the forefront of medical research and we are among the leaders of this exciting, fast-evolving field.

Research themes

Cross cutting themes

  • Clinical Immunology

    Providing an interface between basic, translational and clinical research groups, the NHS, and pharmaceutical and biodiagnostics industries.

  • Immunotherapy

    Cutting edge research in fundamental immunology and develop this through clinical trials for patient benefit.

  • Vaccine Development

    Understanding the fundamental mechanisms that underpin the success of vaccination and in the development of novel vaccines.


Centres of excellence


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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

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Posted 08 January 2021

West Midlands research study reveals attitudes to vaccines

A recent survey undertaken by the University of Birmingham is believed to be the first cross-sectional survey to examine the various factors influencing the uptake of a potential approved COVID-19 vaccine.

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