Dr j Robinson, Prof A Morgan, Prof A Goldman, Dr M E Webb
21 January 2019
Autoantibody-mediated inflammatory diseases are characterised by a proinflammatory feedback loop which leads to the destruction of tissues, prolonged pain, fatigue and subsequent reduction in life quality.
Campylobacter jejuni is the major causative agent of foodborne gastroenteritis across Europe. Contaminated chicken meat is the main source of infections and hence control of this pathogen is critical to food security in the poultry industry.
The thymus is the primary lymphoid organ for the generation of naïve T cells. The laboratory’s scientific focus is to define the genetic control of thymus development and function in health and disease.