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Immunology News - March 2021

In the first Immunology News edition of 2021, we bring you up to speed on our work to raise the voice of our members in public discussions around COVID-19 vaccines with our ‘Vaccine engagement starts at home’ initiative.

We also provide a brief update on our Coronavirus work, including a new expert report from our Immunology and COVID-19 taskforce, and present 'TrialsWatch' – an article series from our Open Access journal Immunotherapy Advances reviewing the latest immunotherapy clinical trials.

Also in this issue, BSI member Dr Antony Psarras from the Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine discusses their recent findings on autoimmunity and SLE, and we look back on our highlights from Black In Immuno Week and the BSI virtual conference.

Previous editions
Immunology News - November 2020

In the end-of-year issue of Immunology News, we show you what to look forward to in our upcoming two-day virtual conference, 'Connecting immunology in the time of COVID-19', highlighting the cutting-edge sessions and virtual networking opportunities.

Additionally, we hear from Dr Nigel Francis, the winner of our 2020 Teaching Excellence Award, and we update you on the work of our Immunology and COVID-19 taskforce, including the latest report on the ageing immune system, and on the launch of the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium, which the BSI is proud to support.

We also introduce you to the brilliant Regional Editors of our new Open Access journal, Immunotherapy Advances.

Immunology News - September 2020

In the autumn issue of Immunology News, we look back at how we have been supporting our members and feeding into public discussion around COVID-19, and we take a look forward at our role in the UK Coronavirus Immunology Consortium.

In this issue, we hear from members from the Australian and New Zealand Society for Immunology on the gendered impacts of COVID-19 and how we can preserve diversity in academia. We also hear from Professor John Hammond and other experts about the UK Immunological Toolbox, a community-driven initiative to facilitate veterinary vaccinology and immunology research.

We’re proud to present Immunotherapy Advances, our first fully Open Access journal, with an interview of Editor-in-Chief Professor Tim Elliott. Additionally, the BSI South Wales Immunology Group showcase their activities and how they have adapted to the new virtual reality.