Former organisational unit. 30/04/2016. Taken over by Centre for Experimental Medicine

      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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      Contact information

      Health Sciences Building
      97 Lisburn Road
      BT9 7AE
      United Kingdom
      • Phone: 028 90 975876
      • Fax: 028 90 972671



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      Frequent Journals

      • Thorax

        ISSNs: 0040-6376, 1468-3296

        BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and British Thoracic Society

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.83 SJR 3.222 SNIP 2.257


      • Journal of Cystic Fibrosis

        ISSNs: 1569-1993

        Elsevier Inc.

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 3.31 SJR 1.928 SNIP 1.314


      • European Respiratory Journal

        ISSNs: 0903-1936

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1399-3003

        European Respiratory Society

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 5 SJR 3.413 SNIP 2.332


      • Journal of immunology

        ISSNs: 0022-1767

        Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1550-6606

        American Association of Immunologists

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 4.79 SJR 3.368 SNIP 1.177


      • Journal of Virology

        ISSNs: 0022-538X

        American Society for Microbiology

        Scopus rating (2016): CiteScore 4.42 SJR 3.052 SNIP 1.131


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