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The Wellcome Trust DPhil in Infection, Immunology and Translational Medicine (IITM) provides integrated training in infection and immunology, and how fundamental research can be translated into benefits for human health. The course offers outstanding opportunities for research in basic mechanisms underlying the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, immune and inflammatory responses to infection, and the development of drugs and vaccines. 


The following researchers are affiliated with this programme

Tal Arnon

Associate Professor

Alfredo Castello Palomares

Posttranscriptional networks in infection

Simon Davis

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Ana Domingos

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Tao Dong

Hal Drakesmith

Susan Dunachie

Omer Dushek

Professor of Molecular Immunology, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

Michael Dustin

Kennedy Trust Professor of Molecular Immunology

Kevin Foster

Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Fiona Powrie FRS

Professor of Musculoskeletal Sciences and Director of the Kennedy Institute

Philip Goulder

Professor of Immunology

Matthew Higgins

Professor of Molecular Parisitology

Adrian Hill

Lakshmi Mittal and Family Professorship of Vaccinology

Georg Holländer

Hoffmann and Action Medical Research Professor of Developmental Medicine

Colin Kleanthous

Iveagh Professor of Microbial Biochemistry

Paul Klenerman

Sidney Truelove Professor of Gastroenterology

Katrina Lythgoe

Research Group Leader; Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Craig MacLean

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

Philippa Matthews

Honorary Consultant in Infectious Diseases & Microbiology

Jane McKeating

Chris O'Callaghan

Sir Andrew Pollard

Ashall Professor of Infection & Immunity

Jan Rehwinkel

Professor of Innate Immunology

Len Seymour

Professor of Gene Therapies

Peter Simmonds

Professor of Virology

Joel Tarning

Guy Thwaites

Irina Udalova

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Stephan Uphoff

Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow

Anton van der Merwe

Nicole Zitzmann

Professor of Virology & Director of Glycobiology Inst

Application Deadline

This programme is not accepting applications for 2020/21 entry.  

Supported by

Wellcome Trust

Further Information

Statement of Provision