22 November 2022
To respond to advances in technology and try to answer an increasing range of biological questions, the Kennedy Institute has invested in a high-performance computing facility. We speak to Brian Marsden, Associate Professor of Research Informatics at the Kennedy to find out more.
16 November 2022
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology and Oxford Population Health’s Health Economics Research Centre have found that anti-TNF treatment (adalimumab) is likely to be a cost-effective treatment for people affected by early-stage Dupuytren’s disease.
19 October 2022
Welcome to Yang Luo who has joined the Kennedy Institute as the Principal Investigator of the Luo Group. Her lab is leading the investigation into how genetic variations contribute to diseases of the immune system.
17 October 2022
Health and care research in Oxford is to receive £122 million in government funding over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care for NHS patients.
11 October 2022
The Leducq Foundation has awarded $7.5 million to researchers at the University of Oxford and their collaborators to advance immunotherapy as a treatment for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the UK.
22 July 2022
Since 2013 the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology has been running a Career Development Programme, a scheme to help early career researchers launch their own independent laboratories, and more recently the Innovator Investigator Programme to bring new technologies to core research themes.
5 July 2022
A new £1.5M grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to the Powrie Group at the Kennedy Institute will help define different pathotypes of inflammatory bowel diseases that could lead to better and more focused treatments for patients.
30 June 2022
Yoshi Itoh, Associate Professor and Principal Investigator Cell Migration Group at the Kennedy Institute has been awarded the International Dupuytren Award 2022.
22 June 2022
The University of Oxford has awarded the title of Associate Professor to Adam Cribbs and Luke Jostins.
6 June 2022
Professor Fiona Powrie was honoured in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours List, published as Her Majesty celebrates her Platinum Jubilee.
26 May 2022
The whole of the Kennedy Institute decamped to St Catherine’s college in Oxford on 23/24 May to share and celebrate the Institute’s science, and to strengthen ties across individual research groups. It was great to have everyone back together face to face and the event was buzzing with excitement.
19 April 2022
The Kennedy Institute has been announced as one of 7 new research clusters by the MRC National Mouse Genetics Network
12 April 2022
Congratulations to Professor Arnon on her successful Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled: “Spatiotemporal basis of adaptive immunity in the spleen.”
1 April 2022
By studying blood vessels at single cell resolution, Professor Jagdeep Nanchahal and colleagues found that in Dupuytren’s disease, a fibrotic disorder of the hand, the vasculature is key to orchestrating the development of human fibrosis.
31 March 2022
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology have used 3D and live-imaging to show how resident memory B cells boost antibodies to fight influenza.
23 March 2022
The COVID-19 Multi-omic Blood Atlas (COMBAT) has identified blood hallmarks of COVID-19 involving particular immune cell populations and their development, components of innate and adaptive immunity, and connectivity with the inflammatory response.
15 March 2022
Professors Matthew Higgins and Michael Dustin from the University of Oxford, Prof Gavin Wright from the University of York, and Professors Shiroh Iwanaga and Hisashi Arase from Osaka University have secured a Wellcome Collaborative Award for their study “How do RIFINs and STEVORs modulate human immunity during malaria?”