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This week (24 – 31 April) is Allergy Awareness Week.

World Meningitis Day logo

Monday 24 April marks World Meningitis Day.

 

March for Science logo

The March for Science is taking place this Saturday, 22 April, at various locations around the UK and worldwide. 

Mark Peakman

After ten years at the helm, Mark Peakman has stepped down as two-term Editor-in-Chief of Clinical & Experimental Immunology.

Ananda Goldrath (c) Erik Jepsen

The BSI journals team is delighted to welcome Ananda Goldrath as associate editor of Immunology.

Following our recent nominations call for positions on the BSI Board of Trustees and Forum, we are pleased to announce the following appointments. All candidates were elected unopposed.

We’ve published a new briefing for a House of Lords debate on neglected tropical diseases.

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

The British Society for Immunology has written to Public Health England to highlight our concerns over measles immunisation rates in the UK.

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

We've published a new policy briefing on immunodeficiencies. 

Immunosenscence VI

Clinical & Experimental Immunology has launched a new virtual issue on immunosenescence in health and disease. 

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.

We have designated Thursday 16 March as our ‘Day of Autoimmunity’ and throughout the day we will be highlighting different autoimmune resources from our website and journals.

The BSI's Neuroimmunology Affinity Group is looking to recruit a new treasurer, secretary and ordinary members.

Wednesday 8 March is International Women’s Day, which each year aims to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women.

BSI Congress video

We're delighted to launch our new video about the BSI Congress.  As you know, our 2016 Congress was held jointly with the Dutch Society for Immunology in December 2016.

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