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Immunosenscence VI

Aging in immunological terms is characterized by being more susceptible to infections, having less resistance to tumors and a higher incidence of inflammatory disease; termed immunosenescence. This collection of articles from Clinical & Experimental Immunology describe some of what is known about the underlying immunological and biological processes involved in immune-aging.

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The BSI is pleased to be able to provide support for applicants in the 2017 Clinical Excellence Awards scheme

The BSI is pleased to support a campaign launched today (15 March) by the British Lung Foundation to address the growing and unsustainable health and economic burden that respiratory disease places on NHS and society.

Immunology in the news

A new video from the Infectious Diseases Hub features BSI President, Professor Peter Opensahw, discussing his research on how our immune systems fight respiratory viruses.

Eosinphils

Here's our selection of the top immunology stories in the news this week.

The BSI is pleased to support a campaign launched today (15 March) by the British Lung Foundation to address the growing and unsustainable health and economic burden that respiratory disease places on NHS and society.

BSI BLOG

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.

 

Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor.

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.

December marked the BSI’s Annual Congress, this year hosted in collaboration with the Dutch Society of Immunology (NVVI) in Liverpool. This joint conference was further evidence that immunology is a truly collaborative science with internationalism at its heart.

Information for the public

We have a host of resources available to teach you more about immunology, your immune system, and to help you get involved in our public engagement activities.

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