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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

Genes key to identifying drug resistant parasites in Brazil

Posted on Monday 1 October 2018

Researchers at the University of York have identified genes in a parasite that could help clinicians predict drug treatment outcomes for patients with visceral leishmaniasis in Brazil.

Summer work experience week

Posted on Thursday 23 August 2018

Summer work experience week for year 10 and 12 school students

Supervisor of the Year Excellence Award

Posted on Tuesday 21 August 2018

Marika Kullberg awarded the University of York Students’ Union (YUSU) Supervisor of the Year Excellence Award

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
16
Nov

“New therapy development in preclinical models of prostate and bladder cancer”

1.00PM, B/K/018

Dr Gabri van der Pluijm Leiden University Medical Centre, dept. Urology, Leiden, the Netherlands. G.van_der_Pluijm@lumc.nl

Fri
23
Nov

The adiponectin axis: interesting biology but can we make it useful ?

1.00PM, K018

Professor Jon Whitehead, University of Lincoln

Fri
30
Nov

*CANCELLED*

1.00PM, K018

Professor Karl Hoffmann

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