University of Dundee

Latest News for 08/2020

May 2020

  • wormuvian (credit Hana Pokojna)
    20 May 2020

    A University of Dundee researcher has uncovered why parasitic worm infections seem to protect people from developing asthma, paving the way for potential future treatments for the disease. Although it has been known for some time that parasites called roundworms, which live in the intestines of people and animals, can prevent the development of allergic immune responses, scientists have been unable to explain how this happens.

January 2020

  • Dr. Henry McSorley
    30 Jan 2020

    Dr. Henry McSorley has joined the School this month as a member of the Division on Cell Signalling and Immunology. He will be joint deputy head of division alongside Hari Hundal.