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Research Department of Inflammation

The department comprises of four centres: The Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins, the Centre for Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, the Centre for Rheumatology and Bloomsbury Rheumatology Unit and the centre for Metabolism and Inflammation
Centre for Amyloidosis and Acute Phase Proteins

Centre for Amyloidosis

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.

Centre for Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases

Centre for Rheumatology

Connective tissue diseases are a spectrum of disorders characterised by inflammation, tissue damage and remodeling or excessive repair often leading to destruction and degeneration of the target organ and replacement with scar or fibrotic tissue.

Metabolism and Inflammation

Metabolism and Inflammation

The Centre of Metabolism and Inflammation aims to investigate diagnostics and therapeutics for Non-Communicable Diseases