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.


Dr. Ana Pinto has been awarded a Disease Models and Mechanisms Travel Grant

Posted on Tuesday 29 November 2016

Dr. Ana Pinto has been awarded a Disease Models and Mechanisms Travel Grant jointly from The Company of Biologists Limited and Disease Models and Mechanisms Journal

Wellcome International Funders Award

Posted on Thursday 6 October 2016

Many congratulations to Dr Ana Pinto, Dr James Hewitson and Dr Audrey Romano, postdoctoral research associates in Dr Allison Green’s, Dr Dimitris Lagos’s, and Professor Paul Kaye's laboratory (respectively), who have been awarded Wellcome International Funders Awards.

Diabetes meeting

Posted on Thursday 29 September 2016

Dr. Allison Green (CII) and Professor Nia Bryant (Biology) strengthened their links with the York and District Diabetes UK group on the evening of September 7th 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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