Science Immunology Cover of the Year
This image titled “Amoeboid Prowling by Lung ILC2s” generated by our Postdoc Franz Puttur was selected as the Science Immunology Cover of the Year 2019.
Read the full paper on how pulmonary environmental cues drive group 2 innate lymphoid cell dynamics here:
British Society for Immunology Congress in Liverpool
This year’s BSI Congress has been a great outing for the Lloyd lab! Four of our PhD students received BSI travel bursaries (Gesa Albers, Helen Stoelting, Nicoletta Bruno & Patricia Ogger) and presented posters/talks.
Our PhD student Gesa Albers won a Poster Prize for her poster presentation and Postdoc William Branchett won runner-up of the Brightsparks Postdoc competition. Well done both!
BALR Young Investigator Award
Congratulations to our PhD student Patricia Ogger, who has been selected as the British Association for Lung Research (BALR) Young Investigator of the Year 2019 after presenting in the Young Investigator Award Symposium at the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting!
Opening The Window Of Immune Opportunity: Treating Childhood Asthma
Read the new review by Prof. Clare Lloyd and Prof. Sejal Saglani about treatment options of childhood asthma here:
New paper out in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology!
The PhD work of our Postdoc William Branchett is finally out there!
Read all about the T-cell-myeloid IL-10 axis in a mouse model of Type-2-low asthma here:
Julia Higgins Award
We are very proud to announce that Professor Clare Lloyd and Professor Sara Rankin have been awarded the Julia Higgins Award in recognition of their significant contribution to the support of academic women.
The Julia Higgins Medal and Awards are awarded annually to recognise individuals, groups, and departments that have made a significant contribution to the support of academic women at the College.
Academy of Medical Sciences elects six new fellows from Imperial College London
Professor Lloyd said: “I am delighted and honoured to be elected to the Fellowship of the Academy of Medical Sciences. It reflects the hard work and commitment of all the talented students, postdocs, fellows and colleagues I have been fortunate to work with over the years. I look forward to working with other Fellows to advance biomedical and health research, particularly helping early career researchers achieve their potential”.
Read the full article here: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/news/191158/academy-medical-sciences-elects-fellows-from/
Congratulations to our Lloyd lab and IRD students who graduated today!
Faith Uwadiae and Sarah Allden were awarded their PhD’s today and we had two prizes awarded to our MSc Immunology students: The Richard Batchelor Prize to Simone Wolf for the best Master’s Thesis and the Dean’s prize to Helen Stoelting for best overall performance. Well done everyone!
New paper out in Blue Journal!
Adam’s first senior author paper is out online this week:
The transferrin receptor CD71 delineates functionally distinct airway macrophage subsets during Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Sarah J Allden et al.
Check it out here: https://www.atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.1164/rccm.201809-1775OC
New Review out in Mucosal Immunology!
Regulatory cytokine function in the respiratory tract.
William J Branchett & Clare M Lloyd
Check it out here:
New Review out in Immunology & Cell Biology!
Airway macrophages as the guardians of tissue repair in the lung.
Franz Puttur, Lisa G Gregory, Clare M Lloyd
Check it out here: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/imcb.12235
Last Monday we celebrated Christmas and the end of the year 2018 with the section of Inflammation, Repair and Development of the National Heart and Lung Institute at the Queens Arms in London. It was a great party, organised by our PhD students! We thank our supporters and funding bodies for 2018 and look forward to the new year!