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Janet Lord

University of Birmingham


Janet Lord is a Principal Investigator in the MRC Centre for Immune Regulation at Birmingham University Medical School. Her primary research focus is in the effect of ageing upon immune function and how this limits the ability of older adults to resolve inflammation and predisposes them to chronic inflammatory disease (Rheumatoid arthritis).Lord was chair of the British Society for Research on Ageing from 2002-2006 and as a result of the 2005 House of Lords inquiry into Ageing: Scientific Aspects, she helped to reform the British Council for Ageing in 2006.