Emeritus Professor Clancy has an international reputation in the study of infection of the airways and gut, the way the body processes infection, and the development of vaccines to prevent or modify infection. He was awarded a Doctor of Science by the University of Newcastle for his studies of infection and the immune response at mucosal surfaces. He is a senior Clinical Immunologist, with an ongoing involvement in the management of immune disorders.

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