La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology (LIAI) is a non-profit biomedical research institution founded in 1988 and located in La Jolla, California. The Institute's main focus is understanding the immune response to infectious agents and cancers and on advancing progress toward the prevention, treatment, and cure of immune system diseases.

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Researchers gain new understanding of how neutrophils

As an arm of the innate immune system, white blood cells called neutrophils form the first line of defense against invading pathogens. Neutrophils spend most of their lives racing through the bloodstream, patrolling for bacteria ...

Aug 31, 2016
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TET proteins help maintain genome integrity

Members of the TET (short for ten-eleven translocation) family have been known to function as tumor suppressors for many years, but how they keep a lid on the uncontrolled cell proliferation of cancer cells had remained uncertain. ...

Dec 09, 2015
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How to become a T follicular helper cell

Follicular helper Tcells (TFH cells), a rare type of immune cell that is essential for inducing a strong and lasting antibody response to viruses and other microbes, have garnered intense interest in recent years but the ...

Jul 30, 2015
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