Unleash iMM’s research excellence in immunity and infection through twinning to infect Lisbon and Portugal with its increase in competitiveness and innovation

The Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute (CRICK Ltd), London, UK, is a distinctive biomedical discovery institute which conducts ground-breaking research to understand why disease develops and find new ways to prevent and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections and neurodegenerative diseases. The Institute was founded in 2015 as a consortium of six of the UK's most successful scientific and academic organisations: the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK (CRUK), the Wellcome TrustUniversity College London (UCL), Imperial College London and King's College London.

Caetano Reis e Sousa

Immunobiology Laboratory


Gitta Stockinger

AhR immunity Laboratory


Adrian Hayday

Immuno-surveillance Laboratory


Anne O'Garra

Regulation of the immune response in infectious disease


Mike Blackman

Malaria Biochemistry


Jean Langhorne

Malaria Immunology


George Cassiotis

Retroviral Immunology


Venizelos Papayannopoulos

Antimicrobial Defence


Dinis Calado

Immunity & Cancer


We are already counting on the contribution of the abovelisted Research group. The collaborations in immunity and infection research field are open to all research groups at CRICK.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 692022