Lauren Webb

Location: Room 201, Ashworth Laboratories

Telephone: +44(0)131-650-7289



University Edinburgh (2006-2009)

University of Edinburgh (2009-Present)

Research Interests

I am interested in the the roles of different dendritic cell subsets in immune responses, particularly against helminth infection. I am also interested in the hygiene hypothesis and how dendritic cells might be involved.

Georgia Perona-Wright, Rachel J. Lundie, Stephen J. Jenkins, Lauren M. Webb, Richard K. Grencis and Andrew S. MacDonald. (2012)
Concurrent bacterial stimulation alters the function of helminth--activated dendritic cells, resulting in IL-17 induction. Journal of Immunology. 188: 2350-2358.