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Connect Immune Research

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Connect Immune Research is a partnership that seeks to address the challenge of collaboration across disease-specific research silos by tackling multiple autoimmune conditions at once. The BSI is proud to work with our Connect Immune Research partners on collaborative initiatives including lab placement grants for Early Career Researchers (ECRs); hosting and participating in expert meetings; and providing grant funding for collaborative research projects.

The current Connect Immune Research members are:

•    Alopecia UK
•    Bowel Research UK
•    Coeliac UK
•    Myaware 
•    Royal Free Charity 
•    The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
•    The British Society for Immunology
•    The British Thyroid Foundation 
•    The MS Society
•    The Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Alliance (PAPAA)
•    Versus Arthritis

To help inform potential partners, we have developed the Connect Immune Research Charter which explains our vision, strategy, and principles. If you are interested in joining Connect Immune Research, please contact us at