CII latest 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

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

Skin plays significant role in spread of leishmaniasis

Posted on Tuesday 11 July 2017

Scientists at the University of York have discovered that parasites responsible for leishmaniasis - a globally occurring neglected tropical disease spread by sand flies – are mainly acquired from the skin rather than a person’s blood.