Immunity

Immunity is a peer-reviewed medical journal of immunology published by Cell Press. The journal was established in December 1994, and is edited by Peter T. Lee.

Publisher
Cell Press
Country
United States
History
1994–present
Website
http://www.cell.com/immunity/home
Impact factor
20.589 (2009)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Machine-learning model can distinguish antibody targets

A new study shows that it is possible to use the genetic sequences of a person's antibodies to predict what pathogens those antibodies will target. Reported in the journal Immunity, the new approach successfully differentiates ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Interferon drives cognitive impairment in Alzheimer's disease model

Alzheimer's disease (AD), the most common type of dementia, progressively impairs memory, concentration and the ability to learn new things and accomplish everyday activities. Although scientists do not yet fully understand ...

Immunology

Examining the immune response to parasitic worms

 According to the World Health Organization, more than 1 billion people are infected with parasitic helminths worldwide, but the prevention and treatment of helminth infection remain challenging. Research led by the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

Researchers identify new targets for immunotherapy in colon cancer

Colon cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. Particularly in advanced stages of disease, the treatment still largely relies on traditional chemotherapy. The new generation of cancer treatments, so-called immunotherapies, ...

HIV & AIDS

HIV hides within immune system's 'police stations'

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is highly effective at controlling HIV infections, but the virus never completely goes away. Instead, it hides in roughly one in every 1 million immune cells.

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