The Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Centre (CIIC) is funded by QEHB Charity, and brings together a team of scientists from the University of Birmingham and cancer doctors from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, as they join forces to harness the power of the immune system in fighting cancer.
Research is centred on three main themes, which address fundamental issues in tumour immunology: understanding which antigens to target, understanding the tumour microenvironment and research into different therapeutic strategies.
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Cancer kills over 14 million people worldwide each year. Now, pioneering new research at the Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Centre (CIIC) suggests it is our immune system which could help...Find out more >
The CIIC is a collaborative grouping of around 30 academic and clinical research groups that draws on research expertise in four centres across the University of Birmingham. The groups are...Find out more >