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Dr Christine Whiting

Dr Christine Whiting

Dr Christine Whiting
B.Sc.(Bath), Ph.D.(Bristol)

Research Support and Development Manager

Area of research

inflammation-induced intestinal fibrosis

Pearson Building,
Langford House, Langford BS40 5DU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 9296

Research summary

Christine has worked in the area of mucosal immunology for many years, on topics such as feline immunodeficiency virus infection of mucosal surfaces, epithelial cell function, mucosal vaccine development and the effect of n3-PUFA on mucosal inflammation. Her most recent research studied the role of IL-13 in intestinal fibrosis in Crohn's disease. The principle findings were that IL-13 promoted collagen accumulation via supression of MMP synthesis and that newly recruited innate immune cells were a key source of IL-13. An extensive range of methodologies have been used in these projects. Christine now works to support the School of Veterinary ...

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