University of Dundee

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August 2022

  • Ignacio Moraga and Paul Fyfe
    03 Aug 2022

    Our immune system relies on complex signalling between different cells to activate different responses. Now, a collaboration between the labs of Ignacio Moraga and Doryen Bubeck at Imperial have determined how an important component of the immune system – a ‘cytokine’ protein called interleukin 27 (IL-27) – elicits an immune response. 

  • Dr Ignacio Moraga and Dr Mairi McLean
    01 Aug 2022

    The University of Dundee has received an award of funding to develop a new therapeutic approach for inflammatory disorders, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The award was made by beLAB1407, a partnership between four leading UK academic institutions and the pharmaceutical companies Evotec and Bristol Myers Squibb. The initiative aims to achieve pre-clinical proof of concept for novel therapeutic targets with the goal of developing new spinout companies or licensing opportunities.