We deliver a comprehensive systems based approach to immunity research. We provide a holistic view of chronic disease progression, the control of infection and mechanisms that determine an effective immune response.

Latest news

BSI International report

Strength through collaboration: Cardiff University provides case study for report on global research

13 June 2016

A Cardiff University lab has been used as a case study to illustrate the benefits that working with international partners brings to the thriving field of immunology in the UK.

Soapbox Science in Cardiff

Female scientists get on their soapbox to showcase science

3 June 2016

University scientists are stepping on to a soapbox in Cardiff City centre to enthuse the passing public about their research.

diabetes

Do germs cause type 1 diabetes?

16 May 2016

Study sheds new light on the disease

Case studies

Find out more about our research from a selection of key projects within the Institute.

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About us

We provide an internationally competitive research environment that fosters mentorship and encourages interdisciplinary collaboration between academia and industry.

Chronic inflammation

Research

Our systems biology-based research informs the development of novel diagnostics, therapies and vaccines against some of the greatest public health threats of our time.

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People

We are home to over 40 principal investigators from a range of scientific and clinical disciplines with expertise in basic, clinical and systems immunology.

Systems Immunity

Engagement and involvement

We reach out to patients, health care professionals, schools, funders, policy makers and industry.