World-class facilities, including the newly-opened Wolfson Laboratories


Integrating the study of basic and clinical immunology, microbiology and parasitology


Developing a greater understanding of processes underlying infection and disease development


Innovation through forging stronger links between biology and medicine


Cutting-edge research into preventions and cures for chronic infectious diseases


International impact on fighting neglected tropical diseases


The Centre for Immunology and Infection (CII) is a joint research centre created by the Hull York Medical School and the Department of Biology at the University of York.

Research within CII ranges from fundamental studies on the pathogenesis of infectious and non-infectious disease through to first-in-man clinical research.


Festival of Ideas 2016

Posted on Monday 23 May 2016

CII takes part in the Festival of Ideas - Saturday 11th June: Exploring Science and Arts

British Heart Foundation grant success

Posted on Friday 1 April 2016

Ian Hitchcock has received a project grant from the British Heart Foundation entitled "Understanding the Roles of JAK2V617F in Aberrant Thrombosis and Haemostasis".

Rare Disease Day 2016

Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2016

The Department of Biology, HYMS & York Teaching Hospital support Rare Disease Day 2016


The Centre for Immunology and Infection is structured into three overlapping research areas: clinical and translational researchimmunology, and pathogen biology.

The Centre's researchers are involved in two major interdisciplinary collaborations:


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