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Immunometabolism

Dr David Finlay

Associate Professor in Immunometabolism

My immunometabolism research group studies why nutrients and cellular metabolism are important for immune cell function, in particular in Natural Killer cells, Dendritic cells and T cells

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Our immune system is important for our health protecting us from infection/cancer, but inappropriate immune responses cause us harm. Diverse diseases could be treated through therapeutic manipulation of our immune systems.  My research group wants to understand how to control immune cells and is now revealing the importance of cellular metabolism.

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