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Very Sad News - Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci (1931-2020)

5 January 2021

Cambridge Immunology is sad to note the death of Professor Sir Peter Lachmann FRS FMedSci on Saturday 26th December 2020. Internationally renowned academic and clinical immunologist who studied autoimmunity and inflammation and clinical and translational immunology.

Cambridge academics recognised in 2021 New Year Honours

31 December 2020

Researchers from the University of Cambridge have been recognised in the 2021 New Year Honours, in recognition of their outstanding contributions to society. Dr Michael Weekes from the Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease (CITIID) has been awarded the British Empire Medal for or services to...

Gut research identifies key cellular changes associated with childhood-onset Crohn’s Disease

8 December 2020

Scientists have tracked the very early stages of human foetal gut development in incredible detail, and found specific cell functions that appear to be reactivated in the gut of children with Crohn’s Disease. The results are an important step towards better management and treatment of this devastating condition. The...