How to engage the public and work with the media on human infection challenge studies: an LMIC focus

The HIC-Vac Network was established in 2017 to bring together researchers who work on human infection challenge studies – a study during which volunteers are purposefully exposed to a pathogen in a safe and managed way, with healthcare support, to accelerate the development of vaccines against pathogens of high global impact. Funded by the MRC […]

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Success for NHLI at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Conference

This year’s European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) in Lisbon, Portugal, was an exciting congress for the Immunomodulation and Tolerance Group (ITG). Dr Mohamed Shamji group cutting-edge research was well-received and highlighted with each member presenting their cutting-edge research, pioneering the future of allergen immunotherapy (AIT). Over 8600 clinicians, researchers and allied health […]

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TB: Recent progress and the path towards elimination

Being masters students interested in immunobiology and infectious diseases, the RSM Tuberculosis (TB) day conference organised by NIHR Health Protection Research Unit in Respiratory Infections, Imperial College London, was a great opportunity for us to gain a comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the TB progression. Being relative newcomers in the field, we can clearly understand that immunology […]

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Big Breakfast bake for the BLF

As my maternity leave was coming to an end, I received an email advertising the British Lung Foundation Big Breakfast Campaign.  The British Lung Foundation (BLF) supports some of the research in our lab, as well as many, many other projects. I’m always keen to help them because they’re the only UK charity whose stated […]

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