Institute of Inflammation and Ageing

World leading discovery and translational science in inflammation and ageing

Research themes

  • Acute Care Research

    Improving patient care through multidisciplinary research and real-word assessment of the management of acute illness across the life-course and specialities.

  • Ageing and Frailty

    Understanding how biological ageing processes can drive loss of immunity in musculoskeletal disease and multimorbidity.

  • Neuroscience, Trauma and Ophthalmology

    Development of novel strategies, tools, diagnostics and technologies focussed on inflammation, scarring, regeneration and repair.

  • Rheumatology

    Research focussed on inflammatory rheumatic diseases; in particular the pathobiology, comorbidity and patient reported outcomes.

Centres of Excellence


QS World University Subject Rankings released for 2023


University of Birmingham rises 30 places to be joint 62nd in the world for Life Sciences and Medicine.




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