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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.
UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

UAB receives $17 million grant to explore immune cells in inaccessible tissues of the human body

Scientists identify rare, paradoxical response to antiretroviral therapy

Scientists identify rare, paradoxical response to antiretroviral therapy

GARDP forms multi-actor partnerships to discover new antibiotics

GARDP forms multi-actor partnerships to discover new antibiotics

MUSC study provides evidence for link between 'leaky gut' and autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients

MUSC study provides evidence for link between 'leaky gut' and autoantibody production in HIV-positive patients

Pitt study sheds light on how immune cells help tumors to escape body's defenses

Pitt study sheds light on how immune cells help tumors to escape body's defenses

Researchers discover underlying cause of hereditary muscle disease

Researchers discover underlying cause of hereditary muscle disease

Sweden shows greatest improvement in saving extremely preterm babies

Sweden shows greatest improvement in saving extremely preterm babies

Scientists identify mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes

Scientists identify mechanism of impaired wound healing in diabetes

Study shows how some autoimmune diseases are more closely related than others

Study shows how some autoimmune diseases are more closely related than others

Scientists find new proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease

Scientists find new proof that narcolepsy is an autoimmune disease

New mathematical method to map cell regulatory networks

New mathematical method to map cell regulatory networks

Viruses in the intestinal tracts can lead to islet autoimmunity and Type 1 diabetes

Viruses in the intestinal tracts can lead to islet autoimmunity and Type 1 diabetes

Researchers engineer stem cell with ‘suicide genes’ to induce cell death in all but beta cells

Researchers engineer stem cell with ‘suicide genes’ to induce cell death in all but beta cells

Immune checkpoint molecule protects against future development of cancer

Immune checkpoint molecule protects against future development of cancer

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

Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

Yoga practice decreases severity of rheumatoid arthritis symptoms

A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes

A new approach towards future treatment of diabetes

Study provides insight into how type 1 diabetes gradually destroys insulin production

Study provides insight into how type 1 diabetes gradually destroys insulin production

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury

Understanding healing role for kidney-resident macrophages may help treat acute kidney injury