Institute News

Institute open day: lab-grown organs, HIV vaccines, cure for cancer

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.

Institute focus on United Arab Emirates health concerns

Professor Hans Stauss, Co-Director of UCL’s Division of Infection and Immunity, and Professor Michael Arthur, UCL President and Provost, visited the UAE to raise the profile of the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation and of UCL’s research on new treatments for diabetes, cancer, haemophilia and other diseases affecting the region. The academics met alumni and donors during their April 2014 trip, with the support of UCL’s Development and Alumni Relations team. More...


Post-graduate education is central to the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation's vision, to train future generations of top scientists.  The Institute internationally renowned researchers teach programmes including UCL's unique MSc Infection and Immunity course, and supervise research students working towards MPhil and PhD degrees.

IIT External Seminar series

Regular seminars  feature international research leaders and Institute scientists: unless otherwise stated Thursdays, 12-1 pm in Lecture Theatre 2, Royal Free campus.

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