Dr Tiago Cunha Luis, Sir Henry Dale Fellow, recently joined I&I from Imperial’s Department of Life Sciences. Here, he tells us more about his research background and interests.
As part of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to new starter Dr Nick Crump, who recently joined the Department as a Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Intermediate Fellow.
In the latest edition of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Özgen Deniz about her research into acute myeloid leukaemia, her aspirations for the next five years and her favourite pastimes.
In the latest edition of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Alice Denton about her “obsession” with fibroblasts, the day-to-day challenges of her role and pea-flavoured (!) gin (more…)
In the lead up to her retirement, Dr Letizia Foroni, Principal Teaching Fellow in the Department of Immunology and Inflammation, reflects on her career in haematology.
Rest in Peace (R.I.P.): that is what I feel will happen in a few weeks. I will be able to rest…and not feel guilty for it!
I am about to retire, at the end of February 2022, exactly 40 years since I started working at what was then known as the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and Medical Research Council Leukaemia Unit. This was where, totally out of the blue, I landed on 9 June 1982.
A one-way ticket to London
I arrived from Italy to attend the worldwide renowned ‘Advances in Haematology’ course after a preliminary contact with the head of the Unit, Prof Lucio Luzzatto, and my consultant, Prof Corrocher. What only my mother knew was that I had bought a one-way ticket on a plane from Milan Airport. Verona, where I was born, didn’t even have an airport from where one could fly to London. (more…)
In the latest edition of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Fiona Watt, one of I&I’s newest members, about her research interests, first impressions of the Department and future aspirations.
In the latest edition of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Section Manager Debbie Oram about her new role as Faculty Data Advisor, tips for working remotely and what motivates her to champion equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI). (more…)
In the latest edition of our Immunology & Inflammation Staff Profile series, we spoke to Annie-Rose Nicholas about working as a Section Manager in the Department. (more…)