Our research provides a holistic view of chronic disease progression, the control of infection and mechanisms that determine an effective immune response.

Latest news

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Cardiff collaboration wins diabetes grant

18 August 2016

Midatech Pharma working with University to develop treatments that help pancreas produce insulin


Insights into inflammatory responses in dialysis patients

17 August 2016

Cardiff scientists uncover how rare T cells may mediate tissue damage at the site of infection

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Arty Science at Techniquest Science Centre

15 August 2016

Fun and challenging day of science and art at Techniquest

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


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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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.