Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The Centre for Infection and Immunity (CII) is an expanding collaborative interdisciplinary research Centre committed to the highest quality research excellence. Our mission is to build on our high-quality research programmes and to further develop our world-class research by recruiting others in the areas of infectious and inflammatory diseases.  Our new Centre occupies a ‘state-of-the-art’ facility with space for 220 researchers and capacity for future expansion.                                    

Our research is focused on Respiratory and Infectious disease, molecular Immunology and Autoimmune Disease. The Respiratory disease research strengths include Asthma, Respiratory Infection, Cough, Acute Lung Injury and Cystic Fibrosis. The hallmark of our research programme is a close, collaborative interaction between clinical and basic science experts that ultimately enhances the quality and scope of our basic and clinical research programmes on infection and other important human diseases, such as lung and autoimmune diseases.

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Cystic Fibrosis Medicine & Life Sciences
Lung Medicine & Life Sciences
Asthma Medicine & Life Sciences
Inflammation Medicine & Life Sciences
Burkholderia cenocepacia Medicine & Life Sciences
Cough Medicine & Life Sciences
Therapeutics Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1978 2019

Biomedical Technology
Psychotic Disorders

The Effect of Aclidinium on Symptoms Including Cough in COPD: A Phase IV, DoubleBlind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study

Smith, J. A., McGarvey, L., Morice, A. H., Birring, S. S., Wedzicha, J. A., Notari, M., Zapata, A., Segarra, R., Seoane, B. & Jarreta, D., 05 Apr 2019, In : American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Art Therapy


School Dentistry
Medical Schools

Activities 1995 2018

Focus on Propionibacterium acnes

Sheila Patrick (Advisor)
14 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Federation of Infection Societies 2017

Sheila Patrick (Participant)
30 Nov 201702 Dec 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

Focus on Propionibacterium acnes

Sheila Patrick (Advisor)
15 Jun 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk


Improved management of airway disorders in children

Liam Heaney (Participant), Ian Cadden (Participant), Mike Shields (Participant), Madeleine Ennis (Participant), Bettina Schock (Participant), Vanessa Brown (Participant), Michael Ryan (Participant), Dennis Carson (Participant), Timothy Warke (Participant)

Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact

Improvements in clinical assessment and management of Difficult-to-treat Asthma in Adults

Liam Heaney (Participant), Michael Stevenson (Participant), Diarmuid McNicholl (Participant), Lorcan McGarvey (Participant), Joan Sweeney (Participant), Chris Patterson (Participant)

Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact

Improving outcomes for people with cystic fibrosis through evidence based clinical trials

Stuart Elborn (Participant), Lorraine Martin (Participant), Damian Downey (Participant), Simon Brockbank (Participant), Madeleine Ennis (Participant)

Impact: Health Impact, Quality of Life Impact