11 July 2018
Trustees from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research joined staff and students at the Kennedy Institute for an afternoon of presentations followed by tea.
9 July 2018
A collaborative study between the Kennedy Institute and MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine (MRC WIMM) identifies a new pathway that limits the severity of inflammatory skin disease.
6 July 2018
Scientists in the Kennedy Institute, NDORMS show anti-TNF inhibits the cells responsible for Dupuytren’s disease.
28 June 2018
Kennedy Institute researchers Alex Clarke and Thomas Riffelmacher have been awarded prestigious Wellcome Trust Fellowships to further develop their research in autoimmune diseases.
1 June 2018
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute and the University of York develop a new imaging approach that offers superior resolution to track the movement of soluble proteins in tissues.
22 May 2018
We would like to congratulate Dr Audrey Gérard on her three-year Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) New Investigator Award. The award will allow Audrey to examine how the behaviour of killer T cells is coordinated to optimise immunity against pathogens and tumour growth.
30 April 2018
Kennedy researchers and Columbia University engineers discover geometric underpinnings of T-cell stimulation through precise engineering of T-cell receptor geometry, building a 3D nanofabricated biomimetic surface that simulates the key components of an antigen-presenting cell.
Oxford scientists discover key factor that ‘alerts’ stem cells to accelerate healing of multiple tissues
27 April 2018
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute, University of Oxford have found that a single administration of a molecule accelerated healing of multiple tissues when administered after or even before injury.
6 March 2018
More than 200 researchers gathered in central Oxford earlier this year to learn about the microbes that inhabit our bodies and their impact on our health.
21 February 2018
An off-label drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, according to new research.
16 February 2018
Investigators from the Kennedy Institute travelled to Berlin last week for a two-day Workshop aimed at sparking international collaboration in the area of chronic inflammatory and degenerative disease research.
16 February 2018
Dr Camille Danne, a former postdoctoral research scientist at the Powrie Lab in the Kennedy Institute, has been awarded the Jacques Monod Prize for her research to date, at a ceremony held during the Research Evening of the Fondation de France at the Collège de France, yesterday.
9 February 2018
The inaugural NDORMS Imaging Competition saw a fantastic collection of submissions of microscopic things which have a great impact in our bodies. The winners were announced at an Imaging Symposium held at the Kennedy Institute.
10 January 2018
We would like to congratulate Dr Luke Jostins-Dean on being awarded a 5-year Sir Henry Dale fellowship, joint funded by the Wellcome Trust and Royal Society, entitled ‘combining genetics and high-resolution cell phenotyping to map pathways underlying inflammatory bowel disease’.
9 January 2018
New research published in Cell Reports by the Dustin Group has discovered a new way for immune cells to relay information about infection or genetic mutations through dynamic, yet durable cell contacts before deciding how to respond.
8 January 2018
Congratulations to Professor Irina Udalova on her successful Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled “Molecular control of pathogenic neutrophil responses in inflammation”.
20 December 2017
A recent publication from the Powrie group at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology has described a novel mechanism by which the commensal pathogen Heliobacter hepaticus maintains its niche in the intestinal environment.
13 December 2017
In a recent study, researchers lead by Professor Kim Midwood at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology shed light on how endogenous triggers of inflammation are recognised by immune sensors.
8 November 2017
We would like to congratulate Tariq Khoyratty, who has been appointed as a Celgene Fellow to study the link between neutrophil chromatin organisation in rheumatic patients and their ability to form pathogenic extracellular traps.