University of Sheffield researcher selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance by the Medical Research Foundation

Rebecca Hull from the University of Sheffield’s Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease has been selected for the first ever national PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance which was launched by the Medical Research Foundation this autumn. The innovative research conducted by this cohort of 18 students from 16 UK universities will contribute to the…

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A new study identifies genes involved in white blood cell biology

An MRC funded project led by researchers in Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease has culminated in a publication in the journal, Blood, which identifies genes that regulate leukocyte production and function. Neutrophils, our most abundant leukocyte, are critical in fighting infection and responding to inflammation. Defects in neutrophil production and function can lead to devastating…

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