Institute of Immunity and Transplantation
A partnership to bring together world-leading research and clinical trials in a multi-million pound purpose-designed centre at the Royal Free Hospital in Hampstead. The Institute’s vision is to become the leading European hub for experimental medicine in its field, transferring novel research concepts in immunity and transplantation into new diagnostic tools and treatments.
Experimental platforms in:
- Transplantation and tissue engineering
- Cell therapy
- Gene therapy
Novel treatments for patients with:
- Chronic infection
- Inherited diseases
Listen to Dubai Eye radio interview with UCL President and Provost Professor Michael Arthur and Institute head Professor Hans Stauss (in English):
The Institute's recent open day featured hands-on displays and demonstrations, including 3-D printing of tissue-scaffolds for ear and nose replacement. Visitors chatted eagerly with scientists about their research, and heard presentations about ground-breaking work to develop new treatments for diseases including type-1 diabetes, cancer, scleroderma and hepatitis as well as HIV vaccines and artificial tissues and organs for transplantation.
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