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Autoimmune Disease is a condition in which the body recognizes its own tissues as foreign and directs an immune response against them.
Discovery of a 'master switch' within the immune system

Discovery of a 'master switch' within the immune system

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Study identifies protein regulator that induces Th17 cells to cause multiple sclerosis

Study uncovers how lung tissue remodels to support immune response to influenza

Study uncovers how lung tissue remodels to support immune response to influenza

Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

New system for early detection of lupus developed

New system for early detection of lupus developed

OU researcher and collaborators are developing new strategies for early intervention of Lupus

OU researcher and collaborators are developing new strategies for early intervention of Lupus

World-class scientific leaders join Crick boards

World-class scientific leaders join Crick boards

Researchers discover how body initiates repair mechanisms that limits damage to myelin sheath

Researchers discover how body initiates repair mechanisms that limits damage to myelin sheath

Furloughed feds’ health coverage intact, but shutdown still complicates things

Furloughed feds’ health coverage intact, but shutdown still complicates things

New evidence shows how fever alters immune cells

New evidence shows how fever alters immune cells

Multiple sclerosis could benefit from stem cell therapy

Multiple sclerosis could benefit from stem cell therapy

Lupus Research Alliance announces research awards to accelerate development of new therapies

Lupus Research Alliance announces research awards to accelerate development of new therapies

Study follows children into adolescence to more accurately assess type 1 diabetes risk

Study follows children into adolescence to more accurately assess type 1 diabetes risk

Researchers reveal how dietary intervention can help prevent autoimmune disease in mice

Researchers reveal how dietary intervention can help prevent autoimmune disease in mice

Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator Award

Lupus Research Alliance announces 2018 recipients of the Distinguished Innovator Award

Scripps Research finds molecular cause of a group of rare autoimmune disorders

Scripps Research finds molecular cause of a group of rare autoimmune disorders

MUSC researchers identify potential therapeutic target for lung fibrosis

MUSC researchers identify potential therapeutic target for lung fibrosis

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds

Gut microbiome plays role in immune system regulation, study finds

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Sickest children could benefit from split liver transplants

Researchers reveal how key transcription factor keeps the immune system in check

Researchers reveal how key transcription factor keeps the immune system in check