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Systems Immunity Research Institute

Understanding immunity, enabling cures.

Our aims

The immune system plays a fundamental role in acute and chronic diseases. By understanding the underlying mechanisms and manipulating their functions, we aim to develop clinical practices and treatments that have direct implications for patients across the world.

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Translating cutting-edge research into new treatments and preventions

With a focus on infectious disease and pandemics, cancer, and neurological and complex immune-mediated inflammatory diseases


Building partnerships

Collaboration with the public, the NHS and industry to improve outcomes for patients


Ensuring public health for the future

By training the next generation of world-leading scientists to continue our research legacy

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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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Our response to covid 19

We have been working with colleagues in NHS Wales, Public Health Wales and Welsh Government and have played important roles in UK-wide initiatives in virus sequencing and understanding the role of the immune system during COVID-19.

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

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