Journal of Immunology

The Journal of Immunology is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes basic and clinical studies in all aspects of immunology. It was founded by Arthur Fernandez Coca in 1915 (in cooperation with Edward B. Passano). It is the official journal of The American Association of Immunologists and published by The American Association of Immunologists.

The American Association of Immunologists
United States
Impact factor
6.00 (2008)

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Oncology & Cancer

Researchers discover a new approach to boost the immune system

Immunotherapy is a type of cancer treatment that uses the body's own immune system to fight tumor cells. While much focus has been on engaging T cells for fighting cancer, less attention has been given to directing the complement ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New immunotherapy treatment targets respiratory viral infections

A University of Central Florida College of Medicine researcher has developed a new, more precise treatment for a major cause of illness around the world each year—acute respiratory viral infections.


Tracking lung macrophages with lipophilic fluorescent dyes

Pulmonary macrophages are a heterogeneous population of immune cells that patrol the lungs, ingesting particulates and microbes, and activating inflammation when necessary. During homeostasis, two main subsets of macrophages ...


New drug reduces inflammation during coronary catheterization

UConn Assistant Professor of Immunology Zhichao Fan specializes in the molecular mechanics of inflammation, specifically the mechanism that activates the adhesion of white blood cells or leukocytes in inflammation associated ...

Oncology & Cancer

Discovery could lead to better cancer immunotherapy

A type of white blood cell previously known only as a helper in the immune system appears also to be the instigator of the body's defenses against cancerous tumors. The discovery could lead to more effective cancer immunotherapy, ...

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