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2016 EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE INVENTOR AWARD

May 23, 2016
Helen Lee (Haematology) was selected from 470 nominations by the European Patent Office to be one of the 3 finalists for SAMBA, the technology she and her group have developed. They have greatly simplified the detection of infectious diseases by nucleic acid amplification suitable for resource-poor settings.

Immunotherapy - Cancer cure?

Feb 17, 2016
The researchers genetically modified the t-cells to engineer a new targeting mechanism - chimeric antigen receptors - to target acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

King's Fellows receive prestigious Investigator Award-

Apr 28, 2016
Professor Ashley Moffett and Dr Francesco Colucci

Case study on Department of Veterinary Medicine research informing WHO guidelines

Jul 06, 2016
Dr Caroline Trotter and her team at Cambridge’s Department of Veterinary Medicine have used mathematical modelling to help ensure that World Health Organisation guidelines provide the most robust and effective approach to meningitis vaccinations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Call for collaborative research proposals with GlaxoSmithKline

Jun 15, 2016
The University of Cambridge/ CUH/ GSK Joint Steering Committee (JSC) are pleased to announce a new call for collaborative Cambridge/GSK research proposals. This is the fourth annual call under the “Varsity” initiative which has to date funded 12 new collaborative medicine-focused projects. More information about the initiative can be found here.

New Nature Comms paper from Michelle Linterman, The Babraham Institute.

Feb 03, 2016

 
The importance of resting phases in B cell development- Science paper

Apr 28, 2016
Alison Galloway, Martin Turner & Co.. Science paper

New Immunology Coordinator Started

Mar 09, 2016

 
Save the Date! - 2016 - PhD and Postdoc Day

Aug 13, 2015
The Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day will be on Tuesday May 31st, 2016.

Lalita Ramakrishnan elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences .

Apr 30, 2015
Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan announced as one of 84 new members of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.

Andres Floto et al repurpose anticonvulsants as tuberculosis drug

Dec 30, 2014
Functional drug screening reveals anticonvulsants as enhancers of mTOR‐independent autophagic killing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis through inositol depletion

Sharon Peacock has been awarded a CBE

Jan 05, 2015
Professor Sharon Peacock has been awarded a CBE for her services to Medical Microbiology

The curious relationship between diseases and immune systems

Apr 28, 2016
A researcher based at the Medical Research Council Human Nutrition Research Unit in the UK is improving understanding of the immune system. His work on protein interactions and how they correlate with infectious disease and inflammatory conditions could soon help to control and treat diseases

Wellcome Trust award to study link between immune system and brain disorders

Dec 29, 2014
A Wellcome Strategic Award of £5 million includes is granted to a consortium of seven Universities including Cambridge and two companies.