Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in progress Jan-June 2016

Past talks in the CIR

These talks take place in the Wellcome Auditorium and are not open to the general public.

Date & Time Speaker Title
15th January, 2016 - 16:00

Catherine Lynch

Joe Willson

Optical imaging of tumour-derived extracellular vesicles

Neutrophil hypoxic survival and mitochondrial function

22nd January, 2016 - 16:00
Zhuan Li
Subregional localization and characterization of hematopoietic cells in the mouse embryonic head
29th January, 2016 - 16:00
Feng Li
Role of autophagy in the regulation of lung inflammation and fibrosis
5th February, 2016 - 16:00

Pallavi Bedi

Siobhan Crittenden

Lipoxin A4 in bronchiectasis

Prostaglandin E2 in Regulatory T Cell Development

12th February, 2016 - 16:00
Elva Chang
Zebrafish Modelling of Apoptosis and Inflammation in Aggressive B-cell Lymphoma
26th February, 2016 - 16:00
Isabel Ribeiro Bravo
Role of Myd88 in the mechanisms that regulate neutrophil response emerging preneoplastic cell
4th March, 2016 - 16:00
Iris Mair
Defining the effector Treg: The role of αv and ST-2
22nd April, 2016 - 16:00
Tina Baker (Final)
Cationic antimicrobial peptides in female reproductive tract host defence; Implications on microbiome and pregnancy outcomes
6th May, 2016 - 16:00

Lisa Nicol

Catherine Hawley

Diagnostic and prognostic value of current and novel biomarkers in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Disturbance of liver homeostasis alters the origins of liver Kupffer Cells

13th May, 2016 - 16:00

Thomas Craven

Fiona Duthie

Optical molecular imaging of acute respiratory illness in mechanically ventilated patients

Translational and mechanistic studies of the protection of human kidney cells from injury

20th May, 2016 - 16:00

Mari-Liis Kauts

Phoebe Kirkwood

Gata2 and GPRs in blood development

Mechanisms responsible for scarless repair and regeneration of endometrium

27th May, 2016 - 16:00

Duanduan Cong

Alastair Hayes

The role of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) in high risk HPV-related diseases

Investigating Kynurenine 3-monooxygenase inhibition in the early resolution phase of experimental acute pancreatitis

10th June, 2016 - 16:00
Bingjie Wang (Final)
A novel function of human beta-defensin 2 (hBD2) – protection against serine protease-mediated damage
17th June, 2016 - 16:00
Peng Ding (Final)
Imatinib in renal fibrosis
24th June, 2016 - 16:00
Xabier Cortes
Generation of a Runx1-mCherry reporter model to study the development of hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells in vitro and in vivo

Organiser: Karen Colvin (Karen.Colvin@ed.ac.uk)