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Scientists discover role for gene in immune system

Researchers at the UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation (IIT) have discovered that a single gene plays an important role in ensuring humans are able to fight infections. More...

Published: Nov 4, 2014 1:04:56 PM

Open Day presentations now online

Presentations from the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation Open Day 27 June 2014 can now be viewed online.
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Published: Jul 28, 2014 8:40:52 AM

Institute "fantastic" says Jeremy Hunt

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt met staff and patients on a visit to the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, and descrbed its work as "just fantastic". Full story in the Ham and High.
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Published: Jul 24, 2014 2:23:07 PM

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.
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Published: Jul 7, 2014 10:54:48 AM

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...

Published: Jun 10, 2014 9:34:25 AM

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