Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation

The Lydia Becker Institute of Immunology and Inflammation brings together the considerable immunological expertise across schools and faculties within the University.

The Institute performs fundamental and translational exploratory science, applying the latest technologies to address the key new concepts in health and areas of clinical unmet need. The great breadth and diversity of research in our Institute emphasises how immunology plays an ever-increasing role in modern medicine.

The Institute has 10 key branches:

  • Barrier Immunology
  • Cancer Immunology
  • Cardiovascular Immunology and Multi-morbidities
  • Cellular Immunology
  • Immuno-Informatics
  • Immune Tolerance
  • Immuno-Matrix
  • Life Course Immunology
  • Neuro-Immunology
  • Pathogens parasites and commensals

More information can be found on the Institute website.

Institute Director

Professor Tracy Hussell

Our researchers

See a list of researchers within the Institute


Mr Ameur Bayar, Institute Manger
tel: +44 (0)161 306 3771

News and events

For more information on ongoing activities within the Insitute: 

> Follow us on Twitter: @LydiaBeckerIII

> See the Lydia Becker Institute blog.

> Visit the Institute website.

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