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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

Professor Paul Kaye stepping down as Director of CII

Posted on Friday 5 February 2016

Professor Paul Kaye is stepping down as Director of the Centre for Infection and Immunology after 11 years.


International Rare Disease Day at York Teaching Hospital

Posted on Monday 1 February 2016

All hands on deck as CII staff promote Rare Disease Day


CII’s STROMA ITN project reaches successful conclusion

Posted on Thursday 24 December 2015

STROMA ITN, a Marie Curie ITN (Initial Training Network) co-ordinated by Dr Mark Coles and Prof Paul Kaye at the Centre for Immunology and Infection, concludes this month


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

Thu
18
Feb

Local Foxp3+ Treg cells maintain lineage integrity of commensal specific immunity in the skin

1.30PM, Centre for Infection & Immunology - Q/014

Dr Oliver Harrison, Mucosal Immunology Section, Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, NIAID, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Fri
19
Feb

Macrophages – Development and Tissue Specialisations

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - B/K/018

Professor Steffen Jung, Department of Immunology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Fri
4
Mar

Pharmacological Strategies to Mobilize Mesenchymal Stem Cells

1.00PM, Dianna Bowles Lecture Theatre - B/K/018

Professor Sara Rankin, Imperial College London

Study at CII