Stained sites of inflammation
The Inflammation division seeks to understand the complex series of biological and molecular mechanisms that regulate inflammation.
Our aim is to improve the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of human inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatic fever and inflammation that leads to cancer.

Health impact

Cancers: bowel cancer, myeloproliferative disorders, pancreatic cancerstomach cancer

Immune disorders: inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, psoriasis, sepsis, rheumatic fever and heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis

Infectious disease: chronic infections, vaccines

Division news

Division head

Professor Ian Wicks

Lab heads

Associate Professor Seth Masters

Associate Professor Sandra Nicholson

Dr Tracy Putoczki

Dr James Vince

Division coordinator

Hanah Rodriguez