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Infection and Immunity MD

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Qualification type

DM/MD - Doctor of Medicine

Subject areas

Infection Control: Awareness Immunology (Medicine)

Course type


Course Summary

The aim is to offer a broad knowledge and expertise in in all aspects of immunological-based disease processes at the molecular and cellular level, with strengths in innate immunity, cancer immunology, T-cell biology and viral and bacterial infection. Centrally supported state of-the-art technology platforms, genomics, Medicine courses continue over proteomics, lipidomics, imaging and flow cytometry with expertise in cell and molecular biology. You can conduct your research degree within the Division of Infection & Immunity. Research extends from basic mechanisms of infection and immunology to translation directly impacting diagnosis, management and prevention of disease. New and refurbished lab space in the Henry Wellcome and Tenovus Buildings combines state-of-the-art laboratories with shared core facilities for proteomics, genomics, transgenics, flow cytometry, histology and imaging.

The Division of Infection and Immunity conducts internationally recognised research in the areas of infection, immunity and inflammation. The long-term objective of this research is to develop or redefine treatment strategies for use in inflammatory disorders, infectious diseases and cancer. The following research areas are of particular strength: Complement Biology; Inflammation and leukocyte trafficking; Biology of leukocytes sub-sets; Cytokines and Chemokines; T lymphocyte subsets and immune regulation; Immunotherapy; Arthritis; Innate and acquired immunity; Viruses and viral immunity; Cancer Immunology; Lipid Mediators; Antibiotic resistance and bacterial infection.

Different course options

Full time | Cardiff University | 2 years | SEP

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Full time


2 years

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Tuition fees

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University information

Cardiff University is the oldest university in the capital of Wales. This vibrant and diverse Russell Group university has over 31,000 students, 8,455 of which are postgraduate students and nearly 8,000 are international students, coming from over 180 countries. The University is renowned for research-led teaching and cultivates a stimulating academic environment where cutting-edge research can be produced. The University was ranked 5th in...more

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