Delia Ripley 


Contact Details
Cardiff School of Health Sciences
University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC)
Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2YB, UK

Room D112
Tel: + 44 (0) 29 2041 6849
Fax: + 44 (0) 29 2041 6982

Present Appointments
Since 2006 Lecturer in Immunohaematology, Cardiff School of Health Sciences, University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK

Career details
2001 – 2006  Specialist Biomedical Scientist in the Department of Clinical Haematology, Nevill Hall Hospital, Abergavenny, Gwent.

Research Interests
I am currently researching into a recently discovered acute phase protein called Hepcidin, and its effects on the maturation of dendritic cells and macrophages. This protein has important implications for impaired immune responses in ageing, and in anaemia of chronic disease.