Centre for Inflammation Research

Research in Progress Sep-Dec 2023

Latest talks by staff and students in the CIR

These talks take place in IRR Seminar Room at 10am and are not open to the general public.

Date Speaker Group                      Title
05.09.23 Ross Campbell David Ferenbach Characterising the influence of resident cell senescence on macrophage phenotype
Zhi Ming Cheng Marc Vendrell Novel Contrast Agents for Imaging Granzyme A Activity
12.09.23 Susanna Riley  Carsten Hansen In vivo investigation of the Hippo pathway in zebrafish regeneration
Caroline Bruce Sarah Walmsley The role of neutrophils in metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
26.09.23 Naomi Gachanja Chris Lucas Epithelial Cell Regulation of Macrophage Function Within the Pulmonary Micro-Environment
Anna Popravko Elaine Dzierzak Transcriptional Factor Stochasticity and the Role of APLNR in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Development in the Mouse AGM
 06.10.23 Sole Lancerin Richard Sloan Broad Spectrum antivirals from Arthrospira platensis
13.10.23 Nelly Mak Richard Sloan Splice to Survive: Bat Antiviral IFITM Isoforms Against Viruses
Lizi Hegarty Calum Bain

Intestinal macrophages in steady-state, inflammation and repair


Elinor Wing Mohini Gray Identifying pathogenic B cells in rheumatoid arthritis
Maria Jimenez Ramos Jonathan Fallowfield

An integrated computational-experimental approach to identify and optimise drug therapy for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

27.10.23 Alisa Geddis Colin Campbell

Good Vibrations: vibrational probes to profile tissue microenvironments

07.11.23 Emma Green     Clare Pridans Investigating the role of microglia in mediating ASD-relevant phenotypes in the adult brain
Eilidh Gunn Steve Yule

Designing a Video-Based Coaching Programme for General Surgeons in the South East of Scotland: Essential Elements?

14.11.23 Jaime Jimenez Salazar Roberto Rabinovich Strategies to improve the effects of Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with Interstitial Lung Diseases
21.11.23 Shin Li Chia Rebecca Gentek Developmental functions of foetal mast cells
28.11.23 Alex Cavanagh Gwo-tzer Ho Characterisation of antigen-sampling M cells in the gastrointestinal tract: A role for M cells in Crohn’s disease?
Hamza Khalid Jayne Hope Towards development of a multibiomarker test for detection of TB in cattle
Nancy Hui Carsten Hansen The ageing niche: Does the Hippo control it all?
01.12.23 Alex Kiang Beth Mills Targeted Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy
Jelimo Chepsat David Dockrell Evaluating Macrophage Interactions with Streptococcus agalactiae (GBS) using a Comparative Approach
08.12.23 Justyna Binkowska Debby Bogaert Preterm birth and the early-life respiratory microbiota: implications for host epigenetics and respiratory health