Decision making in lung immunity
Professor Tracy Hussell, Division of Infection, Immunity and Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester.
Lecture theatre C42, Biomedical Sciences Building
Tracy Hussell completed her PhD at University College London where she identified Helicobacter pylori as an aetiological agent in human gut lymphomas. After her PhD Professor Hussell moved to Respiratory Medicine at St Mary's Hospital to study immunity and pathology to respiratory syncytial virus. In 1998 she accepted a lectureship in the Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection (CMMI) at Imperial College. She was subsequently awarded a career development fellowship by the Medical Research Council. Professor Hussell was awarded a Personal Chair in inflammatory disease at Imperial College London in 2006 and has developed a vibrant research group studying immune health and its deregulation in the lung. Professor Hussell is currently the Director of the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR) at The University of Manchester.
Host: Dr Lindsay Nicholson