Science Immunology

Oncology & Cancer

A code for reprogramming immune sentinels

For the first time, a research team at Lund University in Sweden has successfully reprogrammed mouse and human skin cells into immune cells called dendritic cells. The process is quick and effective, representing a pioneering ...

Immunology

New pathway in body's immune response uncovered

A new understanding of one of the body's immune defence mechanisms could lead to the development of novel therapeutic targets for conditions such as cancer and autoimmune diseases, a University of Queensland study has revealed.

Immunology

Researchers stop cell suicide that worsens sepsis, arthritis

Researchers from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a way to stop immune cell death associated with multiple diseases, including sepsis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and arthritis.

Immunology

A deeper look at severe asthma yields NET results

Of the more than 24 million people in the U.S. who have asthma, 10 percent have severe asthma—a form of the disease that does not respond to treatment. The immunological mechanisms underlying severe asthma and asthmatic ...

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