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.
12 October 2017
Arthritis Research UK has approved a 5-year renewal of the OA Centre.
Autophagy-dependent generation of free fatty acids is critical for normal neutrophil differentiation
20 September 2017
Recent research from the Simon Group has discovered an unexpected novel role that autophagy plays during the generation of neutrophils.
14 September 2017
Congratulations to our new ARUK Clinical Research Fellows, Dr Malvika Gulati and Miss Jennifer Lane on their successful Fellowship applications.
1 August 2017
Staff at the Kennedy are celebrating receipt of a Bronze Award from Green Impact.
19 July 2017
Fiona Powrie, Director of the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology is joining Wellcome as a new Governor in Jan 2018. Fiona says she’s thrilled to join Wellcome: "It’s an organisation I’ve admired since I started my research career. Through funding great scientific ideas, Wellcome is committed to promoting health around the world. It will be an honour to help deliver this goal."
16 July 2017
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford mapped dopamine and the consequences of its release to the immunological synapse.