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Discovery of mechanisms responsible for the difference in immune response between male and female mice

Discovery of mechanisms responsible for the difference in immune response between male and female mice

Causes of type 1 diabetes

Causes of type 1 diabetes

Generation of neoantigenic epitopes after posttranslational modification of Type II collagen by factors present within the inflamed joint

Generation of neoantigenic epitopes after posttranslational modification of Type II collagen by factors present within the inflamed joint

New study sheds light on role of type II collagen in rheumatoid arthritis

New study sheds light on role of type II collagen in rheumatoid arthritis

Tiny worms provide clues to new treatments for diabetes, asthma and hay fever

Tiny worms provide clues to new treatments for diabetes, asthma and hay fever

Researchers shed light on a key molecular switch in T helper cells

Researchers shed light on a key molecular switch in T helper cells

Real dangers from environmental toxins most likely occur early in life

Real dangers from environmental toxins most likely occur early in life

Discovery of molecular roots of asthma, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis

Discovery of molecular roots of asthma, arthritis, and multiple sclerosis

Discovery of mechanism in the body that could lead to autoimmune diseases

Discovery of mechanism in the body that could lead to autoimmune diseases

Polymorphisms in a receptor called CD32 influence the response to antibody therapy in cancer

Polymorphisms in a receptor called CD32 influence the response to antibody therapy in cancer

Newly discovered gene mutation may account for many cases of immune deficiency

Newly discovered gene mutation may account for many cases of immune deficiency

Scientists discover how an HIV protein fragment shuts down an immune response

Scientists discover how an HIV protein fragment shuts down an immune response

Adult, or post-natal, stem cells have the same ability as embryonic stem cells to multiply

Adult, or post-natal, stem cells have the same ability as embryonic stem cells to multiply

Adult, or post-natal, stem cells have the same ability as embryonic stem cells to multiply

Adult, or post-natal, stem cells have the same ability as embryonic stem cells to multiply

New gene shows way for autoimmune disease

New gene shows way for autoimmune disease

Gluten exposure at 4 to 6 months of age lowers risk of celiac disease

Gluten exposure at 4 to 6 months of age lowers risk of celiac disease

Canadian Diabetes Association, UBC partner on funding for childhood diabetes research

Canadian Diabetes Association, UBC partner on funding for childhood diabetes research

Novel vaccine that uses immune cells as factories to produce Her2/neu protein may offer a way to treat some breast cancers

Novel vaccine that uses immune cells as factories to produce Her2/neu protein may offer a way to treat some breast cancers

Scientists have determined the crystal structure of a protein kinase C (PKC) isozyme

Scientists have determined the crystal structure of a protein kinase C (PKC) isozyme

Testosterone may impede immunity

Testosterone may impede immunity