REMINDER: Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease Seminar – Monday 15th January 2018

Title: “PI3K in Immunity, Infection and Cancer” Speaker: Professor Klaus Okkenhaug, University of Cambridge. Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, F Floor Medical School. Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm Abstract: The PI3K signalling pathway control many aspects of immune responses. The PI3Kδ isoform is selectively expressed cells of the immune system. Loss of PI3Kδ activity leads to impaired humoral…

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Double British Heart Foundation success for IICD

Congratulations to Dr Roger Thompson and Dr Jovana Serbanovic-Canic who have been awarded Intermediate Fellowships from the British Heart Foundation. These Fellowships will catalyse the next stage of their academic careers. Professor Sheila Francis, Head of Department of Infection Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease “I am truly delighted that the excellence of these young investigators has…

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BMedSci Success for IICD Sheffield University Students

Many students undertaking an undergraduate medicine degree take the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a research environment and this year is no exception. Congratulations to the BMedSci students who were recently hosted by the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease. The results of their hard work have recently been announced and there are…

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Sheffield Research Presented at American Heart Conferences

During the recent American Heart Association conference, Dr Wael Sumaya and Dr Rachel Orme presented two of Sheffield’s leading cardiology research projects. Dr Rachel Orme presented the results of the STEEL PCI study. This Study of Two rEgimens of ticagrELor compared to clopidogrel in patients undergoing elective Percutaneous Coronary Intervention was the first study to…

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