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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

The battle between cancer and the immune system: who switches the off signals off?

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

Scientists have discovered key new information about how to boost our immune system's fight against cancer.


Zombies in York Outreach event 2017

Posted on Monday 30 October 2017

Zombies in York is aimed at getting children to learn about infectious diseases by 'curing' a zombie outbreak.


CII Graduation

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

Congratulations to all in CII who Graduated


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
23
Feb

Gene- and RNA-based molecular approaches to therapeutics in the vascular system

1.00PM, K018

Professor Andrew Baker, University of Edinburgh

Fri
2
Mar

BCL6, MYC and the Germinal Centre Reaction; What Are We MIZing?

1.00PM, K018

Dr Dinis Calado, Crick Institute

Fri
9
Mar

Study at CII