Tracy Hussell

Tracy Hussell

Professor of Inflammatory Disease, Director at Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR) 

MCCIR, University of Manchester, UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 2751537






Network Investigator, Network Management Board member 2017-2021


Research Keywords: 

Infection, Immunology, Inflammation, Respiratory, Chronic Lung Disease



Professor Tracy Hussell completed her PhD at University College London where she identified Helicobacter pylori as an aetiological agent in human gut lymphomas. After her PhD Professor Hussell moved to Respiratory Medicine at St Mary's Hospital to study immunity and pathology to respiratory syncytial virus. In 1998 she accepted a lectureship in the Centre for Molecular Microbiology and Infection (CMMI) at Imperial College. She was subsequently awarded a career development fellowship by the Medical Research Council and a Personal Chair in inflammatory disease at Imperial College London in 2006. She has developed a vibrant research group studying immune health and its deregulation in the lung. Professor Hussell is now the Director of the Manchester Collaborative Centre for Inflammation Research (MCCIR) at the University of Manchester.


Related Websites: 

University of Manchester Profile

ResearcherID Profile


Key Publications:

Available on ORCID and Google Scholar