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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.
New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

New treatment aims to target abnormally shaped protein in deadly childhood brain cancer

Changes in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Changes in microbiome due to antibiotic exposure may increase risk for inflammatory bowel disease

Maintaining adequate vitamin D may help prevent onset of inflammatory diseases

Maintaining adequate vitamin D may help prevent onset of inflammatory diseases

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

Environmental triggers may play role in development of Lupus

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

AstraZeneca’s new precision biologic gets FDA approval to treat severe eosinophilic asthma

New research reveals possible therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain

New research reveals possible therapeutic target for controlling inflammation in the brain

New discovery challenges basic assumptions about the brain's cellular makeup

New discovery challenges basic assumptions about the brain's cellular makeup

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function

Scientists explore popular pre-heart transplant therapy’s impact on kidney function

Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity

Adequate vitamin D during childhood linked to decreased risk of islet autoimmunity

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Discovery may lead to new approach for treating MS

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response

Researchers uncover enzyme behind immune cell response

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Calcium controls use of glucose by T cells to multiply and battle against infection, study finds

Generic drug used to increase blood flow may improve effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy

Generic drug used to increase blood flow may improve effectiveness of cancer immunotherapy

Feinstein researcher awarded NIH grant to better understand genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease

Feinstein researcher awarded NIH grant to better understand genetic causes of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers find neuroprotective effects of trigeminal nerve stimulation in severe TBI

Researchers find neuroprotective effects of trigeminal nerve stimulation in severe TBI

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Feinstein Institute professor finds protein as potential cause for lupus

Intestinal viruses may affect person's chance of developing Type 1 diabetes

Intestinal viruses may affect person's chance of developing Type 1 diabetes

Stem Cell Educator therapy found to be safe and effective for treating diabetes

Stem Cell Educator therapy found to be safe and effective for treating diabetes

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

Clinical study shows new mechanism that BCG vaccine uses to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes

Clinical study shows new mechanism that BCG vaccine uses to reverse advanced type 1 diabetes