Immunology Symposium 19th November

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The following event is open to all researchers at Sussex with an interest in this field or topic. Don’t forget you’ll need to register if you wish to attend – details below.


Brighton and Sussex Medical School & Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
Tenth Annual Research Symposium

IMMUNOLOGY – From understanding pathology to advancing treatments

Monday 19th November, 9.00 – 5.00pm

Audrey Emerton Building, Royal Sussex County Hospital

Developments in immunology are defining 21st century medicine, reshaping the focus of every clinical discipline. This is reflected in the broad spectrum of immunology research taking place at BSMS and BSUH, which ranges from primary immunodeficiency to autoimmunity, biological therapy, infection and inflammation and healthy ageing.

The BSMS and BSUHT Immunology Symposium will showcase the latest research from Sussex-based researchers and beyond, including a keynote address from Dr Liz Lightstone, Imperial College, London.

Presentations on topics ranging from:

  • My body makes me sick: Central effects of bodily inflammation
  • Infection and the immune system in older life
  • Imaging CNS Lupus
  • The inflammatory toll of innate immunity in rheumatic diseases
  • Assessing the immune response to Clostridium difficile infection
  • T cell response to environmental allergens: walking the immunological tightrope

Complimentary lunch & refreshments * Stands from the NIHR Comprehensive Local Research Network & Primary Care Research Network 

Open to all research active staff and students for either part or all of the day. Attendance is free but booking essential to ensure your place:  http://tinyurl.com/ImmunologyResearchSymposium

Glaxo Smith Kline have given funding towards the cost of this meeting, but have had no input into the agenda or content

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