Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in progress Jan - Mar 2017

Latest talks by staff and students in the CIR

These talks take place in the Wellcome Auditorium at 4pm and are not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Group Title
20th January 2017

Catherine Lynch

Lisa Kelly

Professor Chris Gregory

Dr Yi Feng

Optical imaging of tumour-derived extracellular vesicles

Do metabolic alterations effect early inflammatory responses during tumour initiation?

27th January 2017 Joe Willson Dr Sarah Walmsley Regulation of neutrophil apoptosis by mitochondrial ROS
3rd February 2017

Eilise Ryan

Emily Watts

Professor Moira Whyte

Dr Sarah Walmsley

Mechanisms to reverse the impaired phagocytic phenotype of COPD macrophages

Regulation of neutrophilic inflammation by hypoxia and the prolyl hydroxylase enzyme PHD1

10th February 2017

Tracie Plant

Dr Sarah Walmsley

Dr Steve Jenkins

Semaphore for neutrophils

Leukin’ 4 a treatment: the effect of exogenous interleukin 4 on resolution of acute liver injury

24th February 2017 Mari-Liis Kauts Professor Elaine Dzierzak Gata2 in Hematopoietic Cell Generation
3rd March 2017 Stephen Greenhalgh Professor Neil Henderson

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of liver regeneration: integrins and intravital microscopy

10th March 2017

Clara Vergez

Georgios Eleftheriadis 

Marc Dweck

Professor Steve Anderton

Macrophage detection in vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques with OCT

In vitro studies on the interaction of human regulatory T cells with oligodendrocyte lineage cells

24th March 2017 Samanta Mariani Professor Elaine Dzierzak

The importance of being a macrophage during hematopoietic stem cell generation

31st March 2017 Tom Craven Dr Kev Dhaliwal Resolving uncertainty in acute respiratory illness using optical molecular imaging

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