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 Current Fellows

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Nora Bengoa-Vergniory

Liam Brown

Pablo Cespedes

'Inhibition of alpha-synuclein aggregation and glial activation as a therapeutic strategy for Parkinson’s disease'

'A computational framework for T cell trafficking and dynamics in anti-tumour immune responses'

'Studying the effects of citrullination on the dynamics of receptor-ligand pair interactions at the Immune Synapse'

PI: Richard Wade-Martins

 PI: Mark Coles, Eamonn Gaffney


Hebe Chen smiling Liliana Cifuentes Image credit: Medical Sciences Division and John Cairns

Hebe Chen

Liliana Cifuentes

 Amy Cross

'Investigation of epigenetic and post-translational modifications in altered STAT3'

'Protein kinase C-θ and PD-1 as a therapeutic target in inflammatory arthritis'

'Combination therapy of low dose regulatory T cells and low dose IL-2 to prevent rejection in transplantation'

PI: Professor Holm Uhlig & Dr. Arian Laurence

PI: Graham Ogg, Peter Taylor, Mike Dustin

PI: Dr Joanna Hester & Dr Fadi Issa

Ruxandra Dafinca Melanie Dunstan Michael Fitzpatrick

Ruxandra Dafinca

Melanie Dunstan

Michael Fitzpatrick

'Targeting intracellular trafficking and nucleocytoplasmic transport in mouse and human motor neurons carrying ALS mutations in TDP-43'

'Ultra low-dose IL-2 therapy in autoimmune diabetes'

'Use of unbiased T-cell receptor repertoire sequencing to identify novel T-cell subsets involved in coeliac disease and increase the accuracy of the diagnosis of gluten sensitivity'

 PI: Kevin Talbot

PI: John Todd, Claudia Monaco

 PI: Elizabeth Soilleux, Paul Klennerman

Stefania Giussani

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Tariq Khoyratty

Stefania Giussani

 Sarah Gooding

 Tariq Khoyratty

'Investigation of T cell reactivity to alpha-synuclein in Parkinson's disease'

 'Determining changes in clonal/sub clonal architecture and relation to immune marrow environment enabling tumour persistence/relapse in myeloma'

 'Defining an early signature of neutrophil extracellular trap formative predictive of responses to PAD4/2 inhibitors in rheumatic patients'


PI: Paresh Vyas, Udo Oppermann, Karthik Ramasamy

PI: Irina Udalova, Raashid Luqman

Kate Lines Sarah Sasson

Kate Lines

Sarah Sasson


'Targeting Epigenetic Mechanisms for the Treatment of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours'

'Checkpoint blockade-mediated autoimmune colitis as a model for gut immune homeostasis'


PI: Rajesh Thakker  PI: Paul Klenerman, Oliver Brain  



Past Fellows


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Hannah Chen

Thomas Layton

Heidi Olzscha

'Definition of new drug targets for fibrosis in Crohns'

'Single cell analysis of the fibrotic landscape in Dupuytren's Disease'

'Unravelling the role of E2F-1 citrullination in inflammatory disease'                                         

PI: Alison Simmons

PI: Jagdeep Nanchahal

PI: Nick La Thangue

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Lynn Quek



'Clonal and Functional heterogeneity in AG221-treated IDH2 mutant Acute Myeloid Leukaemia'



PI: Paresh Vyas