Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics: The Knee-d to Change our Approach

By LifETIME CDT Student: Jennifer Willis (Aston University) Inflammation is a protective biological response driven by immune cells during infections or at sites of tissue damage. However, there is a fine balance between the induction of an inflammatory response and its resolution. A failure in the control of these processes can trigger abnormal overstimulation of our

Controlling the Chaos

By LifETIME CDT Student: Ibrahim Erbay (NUI Galway) Inflammation is necessary chaos for survival. Although inflammatory responses provide powerful tools for protection against infectious diseases, the balance between tolerance and rejection is highly important. As this balance breaks, it becomes a driving force for many diseases, including cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and autoimmunity. Among which inflammatory bowel