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The autumn edition of Immunology News is now online.

Following our Congress Secretary nominations, we're delighted to announce the successful candidate who will be joining the BSI Congress Committee.

The British Society for Immunology Congress 2019 website is now live!

Immunology in the news

NHS Digital has released the annual report on NHS Immunisation Statistics, England, 2018–19 today. In response, the British Society for Immunology has released the following statement.

Our response to the Prime Minister's announcement to increase the childhood vaccination rate. 

Our response to the World Health Organization announcing a Public Health Emergency of International Concern regarding the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo.


Our CEO, Doug Brown, blogs about his recent trip to Seattle to engage with the veterinary immunology community. 

UKRI recently launched their Future Leaders Fellowship scheme, which aims to help early career researchers and innovators from around the world get the support they need to develop their careers. Applications can come from any discipline including immunology! 

Welcome to the next installment of our regular update where we report on research from the world of immunology, highlighting work from BSI members that has hit the headlines over the past few weeks. 

Includes Watson et al. 2019 Frontiers in Immunology DOI:; Shungin et al. 2019 Nature Communications DOI:; Bradley et al. 2019 Cell Reports DOI:


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