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Keep up-to-date with the news and events from The Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation.

The Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation brings together the considerable immunological expertise across schools and faculties within The University of Manchester.

This blog will update you on key news and events. More information about our research and related activity can be found on our Institute website.

 

 

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MANCHESTER-WEIZMANN INSTITUTE SYMPOSIUM

MANCHESTER-WEIZMANN INSTITUTE SYMPOSIUM

As part of the Get Connected partnership between the University and the Weizmann Institute of Science, Dr Mark Travis and Anna Fildes from Manchester and Steffen Jung from the Weizmann hosted the Manchester-Weizmann Institute Symposium from the 26th-28th of November...

Biota, Bugs and the Becker

Biota, Bugs and the Becker

The first one-day workshop of the Pathogens, Parasites and Commensals branch entitled “Biota, Bugs and the Becker” was held on 25th November at the University of Manchester.   The workshop was well attended drawing on research staff and students with an interest in...

Inflammatory Remarks with Henrique Veiga-Fernandes

Inflammatory Remarks with Henrique Veiga-Fernandes

For our first British Society of Immunology (BSI) and Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation-sponsored Inflammatory Remarks seminar of the academic year, we welcomed Henrique Veiga-Fernandes from the Champalimaud Institute in Lisbon. Henrique is a...

Pregnancy and Immune Tolerance

Pregnancy and Immune Tolerance

Professor Mark Travis, Immune Tolerance Lead and various members of the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation met with the Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre from St Mary’s Hospital on Monday 10th June at Chancellor’s Hotel Manchester to...

Pint of Science

Pint of Science

Pint of Science (pintofscience.co.uk) is a yearly, worldwide public engagement event in which researchers discuss the science that makes them tick over a drink in pubs across the country. This year Matt Hepworth spoke at the Old Abbey Taphouse in Manchester about the...

Links between gum inflammation and Alzheimer’s

Links between gum inflammation and Alzheimer’s

With recent discussion in the press on the links between inflammation and Alzheimer’s Dr Joanne Konkel from the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation discusses the links between Gum Inflammation and Alzheimers. Periodontitis is the most common chronic...