Investigation of Amphiregulin-mediated neuro-immune crosstalk.
Institute of Immunology & Infection Research
Dr D Zaiss
13 December 2018
The immune and the nervous system are closely connected with each other, the one influencing the functioning of the other. Nevertheless, the mechanisms by which these two systems communicate with each other are still poorly understood.
Regulation of immune cell localisation in cancer pathogenesis
Dr L Carlin
11 January 2019
The Cancer Research UK Beatson Institute in Glasgow is one of the world-leading centres for cancer research. The Institute provides an outstanding research environment, underpinned by state-of-the-art core services and advanced technologies with special emphasis on imaging, metabolomics and in vivo models of cancer.
Deciphering the roles of SLPI and IL-17 in inflammatory responses in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology
Dr D Small, Prof C Scott
20 January 2019
Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a devastating cancer that develops in the pleural cavity. With the average patient survival standing at 9-12 months from diagnosis and the 5-year survival rates is less than 5%, the UK has one of the highest MPM death rates in the world.