Immunology (426 News)

The Possible Common Mechanism between Fungal Infections and the Development of Chronic Neurological Disorders

Jan 12, 2019 2:00 pm
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Fungal infections are emerging as a major medical challenge, and a team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine has developed a mouse mode...

New Evidence on the Importance of Gut-Brain Axis in Multiple Sclerosis

Jan 9, 2019 2:00 pm
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Researchers at the University of Toronto and University of California, San Francisco have discovered that the intestine is the source of immune cel...

Integrin CD11b Activation: A Novel Target for Cancer Immunotherapy

Jan 9, 2019 1:00 pm
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Cancerous tumors trick myeloid cells, an important part of the immune system, into perceiving them as a damaged part of the body; the tumors actual...

A New Mechanism for Activating the Immune System Against Cancer Cells

Jan 8, 2019 2:00 pm
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A group of senior researchers from Bar-Ilan University and Harvard Medical School has discovered a mechanism that allows the immune system to attac...

Scientists Discover a Genetic Variant That Greatly Increases a Person's Likelihood of Developing Tuberculosis

Jan 6, 2019 12:00 pm
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If you live in the United States, you are unlikely to come into contact with the microbe that causes tuberculosis. Your odds of encountering the mi...

Helping the Immune System Clear Away Old Cells in Aging Mice Helped Restore Youthful Characteristics

Jan 5, 2019 3:00 pm
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If only we could keep our bodies young, healthy and energetic, even as we attain the wisdom of our years. New research at the Weizmann Institute of...

Defects in the Ets1 Gene Is Linked to Characteristics Associated with Lupus

Jan 5, 2019 1:00 pm
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A research team at the Academy of Immunology and Microbiology, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) & Pohang University of Science and ...

How Does Gut Microbiome Regulate the Host's Immune System?

Jan 2, 2019 2:00 pm
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A new study in mice unveils the role of vitamin A in immune system regulation, a finding that could assist in developing treatments for autoimmune ...

A Molecular Cause of a Group of Rare Autoimmune Disorders

Dec 30, 2018 1:00 pm
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JUPITER, FL – A team from Scripps Research has found a molecular cause of a group of rare autoimmune disorders in which the immune system att...

A Live Genetically Engineered Vaccine Promises to Be Effective Against Chikungunya Virus

Dec 27, 2018 3:00 pm
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(Vienna, 21 December 2018) A live vaccine genetically engineered from a common measles vaccine promises to be effective against the chikungunya vir...

Scientists Discover a Subset of Helper T Cells That May Help Redefine Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Disorders

Dec 25, 2018 4:00 pm
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have discovered a subset of helper T cells that may help to redefine understanding and treatme...

"SLCs" A Group of Genes Could Play Critical Roles in Atherosclerosis and Inflammatory Diseases

Dec 25, 2018 1:00 pm
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A group of genes that has been largely ignored by scientists could play critical roles in atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), inflammation...

Scientists Develop an HIV Vaccine that Can Protect Non-human Primates from Infection

Dec 24, 2018 2:00 pm
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LA JOLLA, CA – For more than 20 years, scientists at Scripps Research have chipped away at the challenges of designing an HIV vaccine. Now ne...

The Potential of Nanomaterials to Activate the Body's Anti-tumor Immune Response

Dec 24, 2018 12:00 pm
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The importance of research into the role of the immune system in the development and therapy of oncological diseases was emphasized by the Royal Sw...

The Role of JunB, a Key Transcription Factor in Keeping the Immune System at Bay

Dec 18, 2018 2:00 pm
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Our immune systems defend our bodies against dangerous invaders and help clean up when damage is done. But if our bold protectors are left unsuperv...

An Immune Response Associated with the Development of Idiopathic Scoliosis (IS) Detected in Zebrafish

Dec 18, 2018 12:00 pm
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Idiopathic scoliosis (IS) is a complex genetic disorder that affects approximately 4 per cent of children worldwide, yet its underlying biological ...

The Relationship between Cellular RNA Processing and an Innate Antiviral Immune Response

Dec 16, 2018 2:00 pm
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The RIG-I like receptors (RLRs) are intracellular enzyme sentries that detect viral infection and initiate a first line of antiviral defense. The c...

Researchers Discover Several Protein-Coding Genes That Were Misidentified as Non-Protein-Coding

Dec 16, 2018 12:00 pm
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The human genome contains regions that “code” for proteins, which means they have instructions to make protein molecules with specific ...

Reprogramming Human and Mouse Skin Cells into Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

Dec 12, 2018 11:00 am
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For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called ...

“Block and Lock” Strategy to Control HIV Latency through Manipulation of Tat Gene Circuit

Dec 10, 2018 4:00 pm
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A new study suggests that a genetic switch that causes latent HIV inside cells to begin to replicate can be manipulated to completely eradicate the...


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