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Dr George Collins
Gilroy Lab, Room G19
Rayne Building
5 University Street
London
WC1E 6JF
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Appointment
  • Wellcome Trust Clinical Training Fellow
  • Experimental & Translational Medicine
  • Div of Medicine
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences
Research Themes
Research Summary

I am interested in the effects of ageing on the immune system. Ageing is associated with impaired immune function, or 'inflamm-ageing', as well as the development of chronic inflammatory diseases such as atherosclerosis, dementia and diabetes. My research focusses on the causes of inflamm-ageing, specifically whether ageing is associated with defects in the resolution phase of inflammation. Identified defects could represent novel therapeutic targets to mitigate the effects of ageing on the immune system, and potentially prevent or treat age-related inflammatory diseases. 

Appointments
04-OCT-2017 Cardiology registrar   Barts Health NHS Trust, United Kingdom
AUG-2013 – AUG-2017 Physician trainee   Cambridge University Hospitals, United Kingdom
Academic Background
2019   Postgraduate Certificate Queen Mary College, University of London
2016   Member of the Royal College of Physicians Royal College of Physicians
2016   Postgraduate Certificate University of Cambridge
2013   Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery University College London
2010   Bachelor of Science University College London
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