16 February 2023
Kennedy Institute researchers Mariana Borsa and Edward Jenkins have both been awarded Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships, which give recently qualified postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to start independent research careers.
17 October 2022
Health and care research in Oxford is to receive £122 million in government funding over the next five years to improve diagnosis, treatment and care for NHS patients.
11 October 2022
The Leducq Foundation has awarded $7.5 million to researchers at the University of Oxford and their collaborators to advance immunotherapy as a treatment for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the UK.
5 July 2022
A new £1.5M grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC) to the Powrie Group at the Kennedy Institute will help define different pathotypes of inflammatory bowel diseases that could lead to better and more focused treatments for patients.
12 April 2022
Congratulations to Professor Arnon on her successful Wellcome Trust Investigator Award entitled: “Spatiotemporal basis of adaptive immunity in the spleen.”
15 March 2022
Professors Matthew Higgins and Michael Dustin from the University of Oxford, Prof Gavin Wright from the University of York, and Professors Shiroh Iwanaga and Hisashi Arase from Osaka University have secured a Wellcome Collaborative Award for their study “How do RIFINs and STEVORs modulate human immunity during malaria?”
7 March 2022
The £3.9M Wellcome Collaborative Award will be used to identify the drivers of pain in people living with rheumatoid arthritis.
17 November 2021
The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) has provided $2 million in funding to investigate how our ancestry and diversity influence the way that vaccines work in our cells.
6 October 2021
Inhye Park has been awarded a Novo Nordisk Postdoctoral Research Fellowship to research the biology of resident vascular macrophages in atherosclerosis.
29 September 2021
Tonia Vincent, Jelena Bezbradica and Alex Clarke have been awarded funding grants by the Medical Research Council (MRC) for different projects.
7 June 2021
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute join a collaboration to find new ‘drug-free’ ways of treating illnesses where current treatments have become ineffective due to antibiotic resistance.
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.
Oxford University awarded £2.4 million to fund DPhil research in inflammation, immunology and musculoskeletal disease
18 December 2020
Oxford University has today been awarded a £2.4 million grant, as part of the Kennedy Trust MB PhD scheme, to fund undergraduate medical students to undertake DPhil research in the areas of inflammation, immunology and musculoskeletal disease.
2 July 2019
The Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research (KTRR) has pledged a minimum of £20M over five years to the Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology at the University of Oxford to support pioneering research into chronic inflammatory disease.