Medical Inflammation and Infection Center (MIIC)

Medical Inflammation and Infection Center (MIIC) research focus is on infections and inflammatory conditions, which are major concerns for human health.

MIIC´s overall goal

is to perform high quality basic and clinical research that provide new research findings that can contribute to improve human health on a national and global level.

MIIC aims to:

  • Create a collaborative and integrative environment in MIIC research areas, infection and inflammation, that strengthens the basic (LiU) and clinical research (Region Östergötland/Sydöstra sjukvårdsregionen)
  • Form bridges between the Medical Faculty, Technical Faculty and clinical research that enable collaborations and joint ventures that will improve treatment and diagnostic procedures useful for health care and society
  • To help and support the recruitment of additional scientists, primarily international postdocs and new principal investigators for MIIC’s basic and clinical medical research
  • Increase the high impact publications as measured by publications in the top 25% journals within the specific research field and publications with an impact factor over 4 
  • Take advantage of the different expertise within MIIC to instruct about state-of-the-art technology/methods to advance the research within MIIC
  • Provide MIIC PhD Students, postdoc fellows, and junior researchers with a research environment where they can flourish and develop their scientific skills

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Here you will find information about seminars, lectures, invited guestspeakers and retreats.

Steering comittee

Scientific advisory board

Kristina Eriksson


  • University of Gothenburg, Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research

Derek McKay


  • University of Calgary, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, 

Research groups at MIIC

MIIC Retreat 2020