5 August 2020
Researchers from the MRC-Human Immunology Unit, supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, have used an ‘atlas’ of immune cells in the human colon to find evidence of the role of CD8 T cells in inflammatory bowel disease. The findings could pave the way for more targeted treatments for this chronic disorder.
6 July 2020
A major UK research study into the long-term health impacts of COVID-19 on hospitalised patients has been launched.
10 March 2020
Professor of Immunology Tao Dong from the MRC Human Immunology Unit (MRC HIU) appeared on BBC Radio 4’s The World This Weekend to discuss her group’s coronavirus research.
3 February 2020
Many congratulations to Prof Anne Goriely and Prof Alison Simmons, who have both been awarded Wellcome Trust Investigator Awards.
11 October 2019
New Oxford start-up is established to develop novel therapeutics based on the expertise of the Davis and Cornall groups at MRC HIU.
3 July 2019
Many congratulations to Prof Richard Cornall FMedSci FRCP who was appointed Head of the Nuffield Department of Medicine. Prof Cornall takes up the Chair of Nuffield Professor of Clinical Medicine.
8 May 2019
Many congratulations to Prof Simmons from MRC HIU for this distinction, which recognises her contribution to the fields of innate immunity and inflammatory bowel disease.
7 March 2019
The Davis and Cornall groups at MRC HIU release a new animation for school children on immunology and cancer immunotherapy.
27 February 2019
A research team led by Prof Alison Simmons at MRC HIU used single-cell technology to identify new players in the gut epithelial barrier.
9 November 2018
Many congratulations to Prof Ling-Pei Ho, who was awarded £872K to study an exciting new research avenue in lung fibrosis.