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Immunologists unite to fight COVID-19

Immunologists unite to fight COVID-19

Immunologists in the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation at the University of Manchester are a significant partner in the recently announced UK-Coronavirus Immune Consortium. Professor Hussell, who is leading one of the five main themes said “The...

The CIRCO consortium is delivering results

The CIRCO consortium is delivering results

The Coronavirus Immune Reponse and Clinical Outcome (CIRCO) consortium draws together immunological expertise in the Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation with key clinicians at Wythenshawe, Salford Royal and North Manchester hospitals and the...

A new approach to tackle lung disease

A new approach to tackle lung disease

The upper human airways are lined with a mucociliary epithelium, where mucus traps particles and pathogens (e.g. bacteria) and cilia beat to generate flow to move the mucus (and trapped material) away from the lungs. Improving our understanding of this process will...

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...