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Centre for Inflammation Research and Translational Medicine (CIRTM)

The Centre was established with the objective of bringing together a critical mass of internationally outstanding basic and clinical researchers tackling today’s global health challenges.

Contact us

For general enquiries please contact our Centre Administrator, Mrs. Coral Hankins. For scientific enquiries please e-mail the Centre Director: Professor Felicity N. E. Gavins directly. 

Research seminars and events

Currently, all seminars are being delivered online via Teams. See more here.

Where is CIRTM?

We are located on the Brunel University London campus in Uxbridge.  Find travelling directions here.

Research within CIRTM

Research forms the core of the CIRTM, around which all our other activities (e.g. training, teaching, clinical care and outreach) occur. Multidisciplinary research within the CIRTM is investigator led and focuses on one or more of the following research areas:

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Our funding partners

We have great success at securing grant funding for our research and our partners include some of the biggest names in the area. 

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Reducing inflammation in the brain after stroke

Professor Felicity Gavins explains her stroke research in The Royal Society video

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Understanding adenoid cystic carcinoma

Professor Arturo Sala explains his research with the Oracle Cancer Trust

Postgraduate research opportunities

Specialist facilities and equipment 

The CIRTM resides within the Division of Biosciences at Brunel University London, with members taking full advantage of recent research infrastructure investments to support cutting edge research.

Driving scientific innovation to deliver tomorrow’s medicines