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Research project

Investigating the functional role of CD1 expression and defining protective and pathogenic CD1c-immunity in tuberculosis

Project overview

Mechanisms driving the killing of Mtb infected cells by unconventional T cells


Lead researcher

Dr Salah Mansour PhD

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Unconventioanl T cells in health and disease 
  • CD1 group 1 restricted T cell immunity  
  • Structural and molecular mechainsms of CD1 lipid antigen presentation 
Other researchers

Dr Diana Garay Baquero

Research Fellow

Professor Paul Elkington

Director of Inst. for Medical Innovation

Research interests

  • tuberculosis
  • immunopathology
  • diagnosis
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