Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at Leicester
Welcome to the department
The department is part of the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology and is located on the main University campus, Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building and within the University Hospitals of Leicester.
We are a research-led department engaged in internationally competitive research. With strong links with the NHS, the department brings together basic and clinical scientists with established strengths in microbial sciences, respiratory sciences, nephrology and immunology. The quality of the respiratory research performed in Leicester has been recognised by the award of a National Institute of National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Respiratory Biomedical Research Unit.
The department provides a stimulating and exciting environment in which to study for a postgraduate degree. Postgraduate studies include PhD by research and one year taught postgraduate degrees - MSc Infection and Immunity and MSc Chronic Disease and Immunity both of which include a substantial research project.
We are proud holders of an Athena SWAN silver award.