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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    Research Output

  • 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
    1 Citation (Scopus)
    2 Downloads (Pure)
    Open Access
  • 64 Downloads (Pure)


  • Activities

    Epitope Mapping of Human Ubiquitin and a structural homologue from Bacteroides fragilis

    Jamie English (Speaker), Lisa Connolly (Presenter), Garry Blakely (Presenter), Sheila Patrick (Presenter), Linda Stewart (Presenter)
    Mar 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    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


    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