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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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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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Plans

The Institute is being planned in two phases, to kick-start expansion of research activity while working towards the vision of a truly world-class centre.

  • UCL and the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust fully financed the £6 million Phase I development of the Institute, completed in May 2013.
  • We have now launched a £47 million fundraising campaign for Phase II.
Computer-generated view of Phase II building

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