Infection, Immunity and Inflammation at Leicester

Welcome to the department

hometestThe department is part of the College of Life Sciences 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 Centre.

The department plays a central role in the teaching of BSc Medical Microbiology and BSc Biological Sciences (Microbiology) degrees.

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.













































































































































































































































































































































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