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New research published today in eLife demonstrates a new function for Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS) protein in the activation of T cells, which play a central role in our immune system.
4 May 2021
Professor Michael Dustin and an international team of collaborators have been awarded a €10M grant from the European Research Council (ERC) to develop a new biotechnology around supramolecular attack particles (SMAPs) engineered to kill cancer cells.
18 December 2020
A preliminary study shows that a drug which helps immune cells self-clean may improve vaccine protection in older adults
£3M invested to drive forward early translation through five new Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowships
10 December 2020
Five new Oxford-Bristol Myers Squibb Fellowships representing an investment of £3M have been announced. The fellowships (formerly Oxford-Celgene) will support postdoctoral researchers and clinicians across five departments within the Medical Sciences Division and the Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences Division, providing an opportunity for them to gain exposure to the field of commercial drug discovery and development.
9 October 2020
Dr Rahul Ravindran has been awarded a highly competitive MRC Clinical Research Training Fellowship, following a successful research placement at the Kennedy Institute in 2019.
8 July 2020
A building project to extend the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology building with a new floor will create much needed space for the Institute to expand, particularly in the areas of data science and clinical trials.
9 March 2020
Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis.
22 October 2018
Kennedy research Professor Irina Udalova has joined the Wellcome Trust’s Immune System in Health and Disease Expert Review Group from 1 October 2018.
22 August 2018
NDORMS ran two work experience weeks for eleven Y12 students from local state schools. While they were here they created video diaries about their week.
Awards Department General
9 August 2017
Many congratulations to Professor Michael Dustin on his election as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).
7 April 2017
Artist in residence at the Kennedy Institute unveils her ‘Healing Hands’ exhibition examining the art and science of arthritis.
13 January 2017
Dr Luke Jostins joins the Kennedy Institute to lead a new research group that will develop statistical methods to decode the genetics of complex immune diseases.
7 December 2016
A new partnership has been formed between the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham to speed up the development of novel treatments for arthritis, supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
17 November 2016
Students presented their research at a one day symposium open to all staff at the Institute
26 July 2016
Dr Sherlock joins the Kennedy Institute to lead a new research group examining the immunobiology of spondyloarthropathy
22 July 2016
Professors Irina Udalova and Paul Bowness have been selected to the British Society for Immunology (BSI) Congress Committee, starting in October 2016.
4 April 2016
Francesca Corra joins the Kennedy Institute as Leverhulme artist in residence.
18 March 2016
17 March 2016
An interview with Professor Monaco on being an Oxford-Harrington Scholar and how her research will change cardiovascular healthcare.
27 May 2015
Professor Fiona Powrie, Director of the Kennedy Institute will be speaking at The Times Cheltenham Science Festival, this Tuesday 2 June.
24 September 2014
HRH The Princess Royal has opened the new Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology building.