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Andrew Foey from University of Plymouth has been announced as the inaugural winner of the Immunology Teaching Excellence Award. 

Applications are now open to join the BSI Congress Committee

Inflammasomes and Inflammatory Disease

The BSI’s journals, Immunology and Clinical & Experimental Immunology have released a joint special virtual issue on 'Inflammasomes and Inflammatory Disease'.

Immunology in the news

Our congratulations go to Dr Riko Muranaka who has been awarded the John Maddox Prize for her work countering misinformation about the HPV vaccine.

Our response to the publication of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy

Measles virus. 3D illustration showing structure of measles virus with surface glycoprotein spikes heamagglutinin-neuraminidase and fusion protein

BSI statement in response to news reports of a measles outbreak in Liverpool and Leeds. 


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: Legut et al 2017 Blood DOI:; Jeffery et al 2017 Journal of Autoimmunity DOI:; Kishore et al 2017 Immunity  DOI:

In this article from the November issue of Immunology News, Martin Broadstock from the MRC discusses the rationale behind their new Vaccine Networks and what they hope to achieve through this new initiative. 

The 2017 British Society for Immunology Congress takes place in t Brighton on 4–7 December 2017. To whet your appetite, we’ve come up with six reasons why you should join us there.

Information for the public

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