British Society for Immunology Congress 2017 | 4 - 7 December, Brighton UK

Mala Maini

University College London, UK


Mala Maini is a Professor of Viral Immunology in the Division of Infection and Immunity at UCL, London, Deputy Head of Department and also works as a Consultant Physician in the viral hepatitis clinic.

Her lab is at the forefront internationally of research on liver immunity and immunopathology, focusing on cellular interactions in viral hepatitis. By dissecting the immune correlates of viral persistence and liver damage they aim to contribute to the development of novel immunotherapeutic strategies for hepatitis B and hepatocellular carcinoma.

Research in the Maini lab is funded by the Wellcome Trust and Medical Research Council.

For more details on the lab’s work see: www.ucl.ac.uk/maini-group or twitter: @maini_lab