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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

CII Graduation

Posted on Monday 14 August 2017

Congratulations to all in CII who Graduated


York awarded major funding to tackle global challenges

Posted on Wednesday 26 July 2017

Researchers from across the University of York have been awarded major grants from the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to tackle some of the most pressing issues around the world – including health care provision in Sub-Saharan Africa, reducing tobacco-related harm in Asia and combating neglected tropical diseases.


Jenny Purcell PA awards 2017

Posted on Monday 24 July 2017

Many congratulations to Jenny Purcell who came runner up for "Best Organised Event" at this year's Yorkshire PA of The Year Awards


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
27
Oct

Platelet and megakaryocyte actin dynamics – peeking beyond the diffraction limit

1.00PM, K018

Dr Steve Thomas, Institute of Cardiovascular Science (ICVS), College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Fri
3
Nov

The skin cytokine network in psoriasis

1.00PM, K018

Dr Miriam Wittmann, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine (LIRMM), University of Leeds

Fri
10
Nov

Study at CII