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A University of Oxford researcher has received a £1m grant to expand his research into the immunology of lung diseases, including asthma.

Scanning electron micrograph image of the ‘non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae’ bacterium adhering to and invading human airway epithelial cells [Dr Maisha Jabeen]

Dr Tim Hinks (Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine) has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship. The funding that comes with the award will allow Dr Hinks, who is also supported by the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, to establish his own research group and purchase the necessary equipment and research reagents.

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