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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

Dr. Marjan van der Woude wins a BBSRC award

Posted on Thursday 21 May 2015

CII investigator, Dr Marjan van der Woude and colleagues have been awarded £640,690 from the BBSRC to investigate "The roles of contact-dependent inhibition in building mixed bacterial communities".


CII Director elected as Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Posted on Tuesday 12 May 2015

Professor Paul Kaye has been elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, for his contributions to understanding the immunology of parasitic diseases.


CII researchers discover new angiogenesis pathway operating during inflammation

Posted on Tuesday 21 April 2015

CII researchers discover new angiogenesis pathway operating during inflammation


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
29
May

Instruction of Inflammatory Cell Function During Gastrointestinal Infection

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Dr John Grainger, Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR, The University of Manchester)

Fri
5
Jun

Title TBC

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Professor Matthias Merkenschlager, Professor of Cell Biology, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Clinical Science, Imperial College London

Fri
19
Jun

Title TBC

1.00PM, Q/014 - Centre for Infection & Immunology

Professor Gordon Dougan

Study at CII