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

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

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Developing a greater understanding of processes underlying infection and disease development

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Innovation through forging stronger links between biology and medicine

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

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International impact on fighting neglected tropical diseases

Welcome

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.

News

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


UK-Brazil Neglected Infectious Diseases Grants

Posted on Tuesday 1 March 2016

CII extends strong research partnerships with Brazilian scientists using grants from the Newton Fund.


Research

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:

Events

Fri
6
May

The Evolution of Trypanosomatid Genomes

1.00PM, B/K/018

Andrew Jackson, Institute of Infection and Global Health, University of Liverpool.

Fri
13
May

Development and function of dendritic cell subsets in immunity

1.00PM, B/K/018

Professor Ken Murphy, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Fri
20
May

Langerhans cells in GVHD: Villains or victims?

1.00PM, B/K/108

Clare Bennett, Institute of Immunity and Transplantation & Cancer Institute, UCL Royal Free campus, London

Study at CII