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

Latest news

Liver - Jigsaw

Non-invasive diagnosis

6 October 2016

Simple blood test could vastly improve detection rates of severe liver disease

Life Sciences winners

Students take on Life Sciences Challenge

22 September 2016

Students in South and West Wales have been learning all about the natural world by taking part in the University’s Life Sciences Challenge


How gut microbes can trigger type 1 diabetes

14 September 2016

New study explores the link between gut microbes and type 1 diabetes

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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.

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Engagement and involvement

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