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Immunology is the study of the body's immune system.
Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines

Global resurgence of whooping cough can be attributed to immunological failures of vaccines

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

UTSW receives $34 million CPRIT award for cancer research and faculty recruitment

Cholesterol-like molecules act as ‘cut-off’ switch for engine that powers cancer-killing cells

Cholesterol-like molecules act as ‘cut-off’ switch for engine that powers cancer-killing cells

Scientists discover markers for progressive multiple sclerosis

Scientists discover markers for progressive multiple sclerosis

Salk study shows how fast-growing tumors evade immune system

Salk study shows how fast-growing tumors evade immune system

Cancer-fighting cells destroy tumors more effectively after being starved for oxygen

Cancer-fighting cells destroy tumors more effectively after being starved for oxygen

Hamilton BiOS automated storage system selected for use in BIOM-Mass project

Hamilton BiOS automated storage system selected for use in BIOM-Mass project

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Research provides insight into how imbalance in neural precursor cells may contribute to brain diseases

Scientists make significant discovery in efforts to develop vaccine against global pathogens

Scientists make significant discovery in efforts to develop vaccine against global pathogens

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

EHR-based prompt in primary care increases HCV screening rates among baby boomers

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

Study shows how regular exercise, stress reduction could lead to better health in lupus patients

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

New HIVMA guidelines recommend screening everyone with HIV for chronic pain

Probiotics may become new preventative or therapeutic strategy for IBD-related colon cancer

Probiotics may become new preventative or therapeutic strategy for IBD-related colon cancer

New discovery by TSRI scientists could speed efforts to develop effective HIV vaccine

New discovery by TSRI scientists could speed efforts to develop effective HIV vaccine

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

MGH researchers identify potential strategy for improving efficacy of angiogenesis inhibitors

New testing regime could speed up diagnosis and treatment of SCID in infants

New testing regime could speed up diagnosis and treatment of SCID in infants

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria work together to cause infection, research suggests

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria work together to cause infection, research suggests

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

New medication shows potential to reduce fracture risk in women with osteoporosis

Scientists uncover how gut bacteria and body clock work together to promote fat accumulation

Scientists uncover how gut bacteria and body clock work together to promote fat accumulation

Study provides new insights into biologic networks involved in IBD

Study provides new insights into biologic networks involved in IBD