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.
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.
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.
3 July 2017
Dr Anjali Kusumbe has been awarded an MRC Career Development Award to support her research examining how blood vessels support bone growth and repair.
31 May 2017
Christopher Buckley joins the Kennedy Institute as a new Director of Clinical Research from May 2017.
3 April 2017
A new study published today in Nature Medicine could change the lives of millions of people living with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) who don’t respond to the current standard of care.
9 August 2016
Two Kennedy Institute scientists have proposed a solution to a puzzle of the human immune system: how our immune system scales its response in proportion to any threat to our health to make it 'just right'. Their ideas, published in the journal Trends in Immunology, could support a range of medical research.
16 December 2015
An innovative £3.9m research project funded by Novo Nordisk Foundation will explore the relationship between metabolism and inflammation in metabolic diseases.
12 July 2015
People in Oxford who have osteoarthritis of the knee are being invited to take part in a national charity-funded clinical trial to find a more effective treatment.
7 May 2015
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute, part of NDORMS have repurposed the approved drug miglustat to successfully slow the progression of multiple myeloma.
15 February 2015
A clinical trial to test a new treatment for Dupuytren’s disease has commenced at the Kennedy Institute and Botnar Research Centre. Affecting 4% of the UK population, this disease causes fingers to curl into the palm and can be extremely disabling.