News archive for Cardiff Institute of Infection & Immunity
- New hope for halting cell death caused by disease 17th November 2014Scientists have discovered mechanisms that control a new form of premature cell death in living tissue - called ferroptosis - and a mechanism to reverse it.
- PhD news: Dr Matt Morgan 11th November 2014Congratulations to clinical intensivist Matt Morgan on the successful defence of his PhD thesis entitled "Immune fingerprinting in acute severe sepsis".
- NISCHR health fellowship awarded to Dr John Ingram 24th October 2014Dr Ingram was recently awarded a 5-year fellowship by the National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) to investigate hidradenitis suppurativa.
- Diagnostic tool for leading viral cause of birth defects 15th October 2014Researchers from Cardiff and Swansea Universities have been awarded a grant of more than £323k to develop a new, non-invasive, low-cost, and easy to use point of care device to diagnose Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV).
- Counting the seconds for immunological tolerance 3rd October 2014Researchers from Basel (Switzerland), in collaboration with Prof Andrew Sewell and Dr David Cole from Cardiff University and colleagues from Cambridge (USA), discover that the immune system uses a molecular biological clock to target intolerant T cells during their maturation …
- CMV research on BBC Wales Today www.facebook.com30th September 2014I&I scientists Richard Stanton and Ian Humphreys discuss their latest discoveries on BBC Wales Today.
- Cardiff I&I student wins immunological "Dragon’s Den" competition 4th September 2014Congratulations to Ellyn Hughes who won the BSI Summer School "Dragon’s Den" competition as part of a team for the most innovative immunology-related idea.
- Using a virus to understand how the immune system works 16th August 2014Cardiff researchers have used a human herpesvirus to uncover fundamental insights into how immune cells kill virus infected cells. The work was published in the leading journal ‘Cell host & Microbe’.