Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins


Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins

The Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins comprises the NHS National Amyloidosis Centre, funded by the Department of Health, to provide diagnostic and management advisory services for the national caseload of patients with amyloidosis and hereditary periodic fever syndromes, and the Wolfson Drug Discovery Unit.

Information for patients on the coronavirus (COVID-19)

UPDATE:  All AMYLOIDOSIS clinic appointments up to the end of May will be cancelled.  We will update the website again when we have more information.

For FEVER PATIENTS who receive treatments at the Centre, such as Canakinumab, Anakinra and Tocilizumab, they will continue to have their appointments at this time.  Please contact Michael Wood or Bella Sombrito if you have any questions.

Please follow this link for information on the coronavirus (COVID-19)

These teams undertake world leading, wide ranging, basic and clinical research on amyloid and amyloidosis, C‑reactive protein and serum amyloid A protein, leading to design and development of new treatments.

Head of Centre

Professor Julian Gillmore

Director of the Wolfson Drug Discovery Unit

Professor Sir Mark Pepys

Principal Investigators