The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.
19 October 2020
NDORMS researchers identify a subset of immune cells that could be a new therapeutic target to treat inflamed blood vessels in Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) and other forms of inflammatory vascular disease.
2 October 2020
Researchers at the Kennedy Institute review the growing body of literature on the role of the microbiome in colorectal cancer
18 August 2020
Research shows how IL-22 interacts with KRAS mutant tumours to promote excessive growth in colorectal cancer
1 July 2020
Professor Mark Coles was recently appointed to the governing body of the University’s newest graduate college.
29 June 2020
The key to swift treatments to cure the pain of rheumatoid arthritis has been found in the joints of people with the condition who are in long- term remission.
22 June 2020
Recognised for the part he played in the discovery of anti-TNF therapy, Dr Feldmann is now exploring whether the antibody can be effective for COVID-19.
17 June 2020
Christopher Buckley, Kennedy Professor of Translational Rheumatology at the University of Oxford and Birmingham, has been awarded the 2020 Carol Nachman prize for Rheumatology.
4 June 2020
Research at the Kennedy Institute reveals sub-populations of stromal cells with distinct functions in human fibrotic disease. These findings could inform development of more specific therapies with fewer off-target effects.
23 May 2020
Published in Science Immunology, researchers at the Kennedy Institute have identified the role of IRF5 in controlling intestinal inflammation.
14 May 2020
The research will test innovative technology that harnesses the body’s intrinsic immune system to transform the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases.
30 April 2020
A number of members of the department are actively helping with the response to the COVID pandemic. Playing a key role in research, literature reviews, clinical trials and engineering projects, all have a shared commitment to collaborate globally to tackle the pandemic.
29 April 2020
Fiona was recognised for her outstanding contributions to immunology, and her election brings the number of current National Academy of Sciences members from the Kennedy Institute to three.
16 April 2020
Research from Tal Arnon’s group at the Kennedy Institute reveals a network of perivascular pathways that guide T cells into the spleen.
Coronavirus information - what we are doing at NDORMS to support our staff and students and the community
20 March 2020
NDORMS announces the closure of the Kennedy and Botnar Institutes and outlines other plans and activities for the department during the pandemic.
9 March 2020
Molecular changes in the joint fluid during surgical joint distraction reveal markers that may drive cartilage repair in osteoarthritis.