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Immunology News - September 2016

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September's issue of Immunology News features the BSI's diamond anniversary, CAR T-cell immunotherapy, the career path to clicial immunology and the implications of Brexit.

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UKPIN conference 2015

UKPIN: bringing primary immunodeficiency professionals together

The United Kingdom Primary Immunodeficiency Network (UKPIN) is the professional body for UK immunologists, specialist nurses and healthcare/academic scientists who work on primary immunodeficiency (PID).

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Glowing cancer cell

60 years of the British Society for Immunology

2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the British Society for Immunology.  We have a number of activities planned, centred around the key date of 11 October. We hope that as many as of you as possible are able to join in celebrating this important milestone for our Society.

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T-cells attacking cancer cells

CAR T-cell immunotherapy – a perspective on achievements and challenges 

After decades of failure, immunotherapy has recently begun to revolutionise the treatment approach taken for several cancer types. Harnessing the power of the immune system to seek and destroy transformed cells has the potential to achieve long-term remission and prevention of cancer recurrence.  

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Dr Magdalena Dziadzio

Training outside the thymus - journey to clinical immunology

Dr Magdalena Dziadzio discusses becoming a clinical immonologist, what is involved and why she chose to do it. 

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South Wales Immunology Group's photo

South Wales Group: using social media to hightlight the internationalism of research

Matthias Eberl of South Wales Immunology Group discusses how they have used social media to highlight the internationalism of research. 

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