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Professor Fiona Powrie elected to the National Academy of Sciences in the USA.


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.

Coronavirus information - what we are doing at NDORMS to support our staff and students and the community


NDORMS announces the closure of the Kennedy and Botnar Institutes and outlines other plans and activities for the department during the pandemic.

A workshop for curing arthritis sooner

Department Research

Researchers from the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham joined forces with colleagues from seven NHS organisations at a workshop in Oxford to discuss an innovative new approach to inflammatory disease research.

Research challenges use of off-label drug to treat osteoarthritis

Department oacentre

An off-label drug prescribed to treat osteoarthritis of the hand when conventional medication has failed is ineffective, according to new research.

2018 NDORMS Imaging Symposium and Awards

Awards Department

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.

A secreted commensal sugar sweetens the deal for intestinal macrophages

Department Publication Research

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.