Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Tuesday 24th October 2017

Title: “T-cell immunity in Myocardial Infarction and Healing”. Speaker: Professor Ioakim Spyridopoulos, Newcastle University. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time: 12noon – 1:00pm Abstract: Over the last decade, the immunological component of cardiovascular disease has garnered increasing interest and study. Coronary artery disease is now known to be largely an inflammatory process…

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PhD Student Demonstrates her Skills and Collects Two Awards in the Process

Second year PhD student, Karishma Chhabria from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, has recently been awarded two prizes for demonstrating her research skills. Karishma’s first prize was awarded for the ‘Best one-minute poster pitch’ in the Neuroimaging session at the Sheffield Neuroscience conference, 2017. The Sheffield neuroscience meeting was a one day…

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A Novel Regulator, which Directs Development of Vascular Disease

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have demonstrated that a regulator, which controls enhanced inflammatory responses, is central to development of cardiovascular disease. The IL-1RI co-receptor TILRR, originally identified by Professor Qwarnstrom’s group, is present at high levels within affected areas of the vessel where it amplifies activation of inflammatory cells, leading to a worsening…

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The Drugs Don’t Work: 19th – 20th September 2017

We are delighted to invite you to a 2-day (EPSRC sponsored) symposium dedicated to antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and host-pathogen interaction ‘The Drugs Don’t Work’ on 19-20th September to celebrate the launch of the Florey Institute, one of the University’s 2022 Futures strategic investments. We will be hosting the event in partnership with the Sheffield Antimicrobial…

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