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We're looking to volunteers for an public engagement stand on allergies at Lambeth Country Show. 

Clinical & Experimental Immunology's Editor-in-Chief Leonie Taams has written an editorial to recognise her first year in the position.

The results of the recent BSI elections have been announced. 

Immunology in the news

The British Society for Immunology welcomes a new framework document published by the Brexit Department detailing a plan for the UK's relationship with the EU for science after Brexit

Our response to a paper in Nature Reviews Cancer on the environmental factors associated with the development of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Our response to new research on a molecule to target the common cold virus


PhD student Fane Mensah received a British Society for Immunology Summer Placement Award to fund his placement at the University of Melbourne.  Here, he discusses his placement and tells us what he gained from the experience.

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 Hawksworth et al. 2018 EMBO Molecular Medicine DOI:; Ling et al. 2018 Science DOI:; Rathbone et al. 2018 Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry DOI: 

To highlight the International Day of Immunology, on Friday 27 April the British Society for Immunology teamed up with Nature Research and the Francis Crick Institute to hold a panel discussion for a public audience on 'How the gut responds to microbes in health and disease'.


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