Research

Institute for Health Sciences

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GLOBAL RESEARCH INSTITUTES

Global health

The Institute for Health Sciences addresses disease areas which affect populations worldwide: cancer, respiratory conditions, eye disease and diabetic vascular complications. Focusing on immunology, innate immune responses and aspects of infection, The Institute works in partnership with the health sector and the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.

The Institute for Health Sciences

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MAKING CONNECTIONS: A NEW VISION FOR HEALTH

A pillar of Queen’s University’s Global Institute for Health Sciences is the Centre for Experimental Medicine (CEM).

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LEADING THE WAY IN THE MICROBE-BODY ARMS RACE

In September 2016, more than 100 international delegates, along with senior officials from funding agencies of 11 European countries and the European Commission, gathered at Queen’s for a unique conference.

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MAKING DIRECT IMPACT THROUGH STEM CELL RESEARCH

Dr Andriana Margariti had a choice of which lab to go to during the final semester of her Masters in biomedical science (haematology) at Kingston University. ‘But as soon as I saw that one of the projects was stem cells, that was it.’

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THE CELLS THAT MAY ANSWER QUESTIONS ON LUNG DISEASE

Dr Cecilia O’Kane is a respiratory physician and researcher whose work is inspired by the voices of her patients.