1 July 2020
Professor Mark Coles was recently appointed to the governing body of the University’s newest graduate college.
29 June 2020
The key to swift treatments to cure the pain of rheumatoid arthritis has been found in the joints of people with the condition who are in long- term remission.
22 June 2020
Recognised for the part he played in the discovery of anti-TNF therapy, Dr Feldmann is now exploring whether the antibody can be effective for COVID-19.
17 June 2020
Christopher Buckley, Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology at the University of Oxford and Birmingham, has been awarded the 2020 Carol Nachman prize for Rheumatology.
10 June 2020
The Arthritis Therapy Acceleration Programme (A-TAP), led by the Kennedy Institute in Oxford and the Institute of Inflammation and Ageing in Birmingham, provides support for the new CATALYST Trial to investigate whether administering the anti-inflammatory drug infliximab to patients with COVID-19 can prevent progression to respiratory failure or death.
4 June 2020
Research at the Kennedy Institute reveals sub-populations of stromal cells with distinct functions in human fibrotic disease. These findings could inform development of more specific therapies with fewer off-target effects.
23 May 2020
Published in Science Immunology, researchers at the Kennedy Institute have identified the role of IRF5 in controlling intestinal inflammation.
14 May 2020
The research will test innovative technology that harnesses the body’s intrinsic immune system to transform the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.
11 May 2020
Researchers in the Dustin Group reveal supramolecular attack particles are autonomous killing entities released from cytotoxic T lymphocytes
30 April 2020
A number of members of the department are actively helping with the response to the COVID pandemic. Playing a key role in research, literature reviews, clinical trials and engineering projects, all have a shared commitment to collaborate globally to tackle the pandemic.
29 April 2020
Fiona was recognised for her outstanding contributions to immunology, and her election brings the number of current National Academy of Sciences members from the Kennedy Institute to three.
16 April 2020
Research from Tal Arnon’s group at the Kennedy Institute reveals a network of perivascular pathways that guide T cells into the spleen.
Coronavirus information - what we are doing at NDORMS to support our staff and students and the community
20 March 2020
NDORMS announces the closure of the Kennedy and Botnar Institutes and outlines other plans and activities for the department during the pandemic.
9 March 2020
Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis.
31 January 2020
Dr Fiona Watt and Professor Stephanie Dakin announced as Associate Professors
27 January 2020
NDORMS researchers join five other universities to investigate how cancer survivors make antibodies that target and destroy tumours, and explore routes for new treatments