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February 25, 2019

Check out the article in the Daily Telegraph today featuring our new research into the effects of pregnancy on Multiple Sclerosis.

Our work, funded by Aims2Cure and the MS Society, aims to identify new therapeutic options by examining the reduction in symptoms seen dur...

January 15, 2019

Time is running out to submit an abstract for the European Conference of Neuroinflammation 2019. Please submit all abstracts by the 4th of February 2019 and make sure you register before the 5th of February 2019. For full details click on the link below. 

September 26, 2018

ECN2019 invites the submission of original abstracts for Poster Presentation at The European Conference for Neuroinflammation.

  • All abstracts submitted via the online submission form before the deadline date Monday 4th February 2019 will undergo review by the Confere...

September 10, 2018

Neuroinflammation - Basic and Clinical Concepts (ECN2019) in association with The Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation, taking place 8th-9th April 2019 in London, UK.

The ECN2019 conference, the first in a series of annual events that will facilitate the i...

Check out our new paper: https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/07/23/374207

We have used the hospital records of 500,000 UK Biobank donors to map genetic associations across 19,628 diagnostic terms. Our results show strong evidence for 3,510 independent genetic ris...

May 30, 2018

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new Oxford Centre for Neuroinflammation (OCNI), which aims to shed light on the causes of neurodegenerative diseases and uncover new treatment pathways. Headed by Professor Lars Fugger, the centre will bring together biome...

Fifty years since the first description of an association between HLA and human disease, HLA molecules have proven to be central to physiology, protective immunity and deleterious, disease-causing autoimmune reactivity. Technological advances have enabled pivotal progr...

Expression of HLA-C varies widely across individuals in an allele-specific manner. This variation in expression can influence efficacy of the immune response, as shown for infectious and autoimmune diseases. MicroRNA binding partially influences differential HLA-C expr...

July 18, 2017

This weekend the lab were involved in the Super Science Saturday Brain Diaries exhibit organised by the Oxford Museum of Natural History in partnership with Oxford Neuroscience. The aim was to show the public how the latest neuroscientific research is transforming what...