Immunology

What is Immunology?

Immunology is the branch of biomedical science that deals with the response of an organism to antigenic challenge and its recognition of what is self and what is not. It deals with the defence mechanisms including all physical, chemical and biological properties of the organism that help it to combat its susceptibility to foreign organisms, material, etc.

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New study may lead to better treatments for Parkinson's disease

New study may lead to better treatments for Parkinson's disease

Surprising discovery about childhood brain tumor may unlock new cancer treatments

Surprising discovery about childhood brain tumor may unlock new cancer treatments

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

Maternal use of cosmetics containing parabens tied to child's future overweight

To fight Chinese outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting HIV, malaria and Ebola

To fight Chinese outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting HIV, malaria and Ebola

Microbiome in dermis skin layer is the same regardless of age and gender

Microbiome in dermis skin layer is the same regardless of age and gender

Bacterial viruses in intestinal tracts of children may play a role in stunting

Bacterial viruses in intestinal tracts of children may play a role in stunting

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

Researchers engineer probiotics to safely deliver immunotherapies to tumors

New technique may yield insights on the immune response to intestinal parasite infections

New technique may yield insights on the immune response to intestinal parasite infections

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

DNA misfolding linked to heightened risk for Type 1 diabetes

Novel innate immunity factor inhibits HIV infection by targeting lipid rafts, study finds

Novel innate immunity factor inhibits HIV infection by targeting lipid rafts, study finds

CSU researchers uncover new information on replication of viruses

CSU researchers uncover new information on replication of viruses

Centenary Institute’s cancer researcher offers sage advice for aspiring female scientists

Centenary Institute’s cancer researcher offers sage advice for aspiring female scientists

New treatment approach for eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis

New treatment approach for eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis

Titanium nanoparticles found in coal smog and ash can cause lung damage in mice

Titanium nanoparticles found in coal smog and ash can cause lung damage in mice

Study may suggest new therapeutic approaches to control immune responses

Study may suggest new therapeutic approaches to control immune responses

New combination treatment could help fight advanced melanoma

New combination treatment could help fight advanced melanoma

New discovery could enable scientists to fine-tune activity of cancer-killing immune cells

New discovery could enable scientists to fine-tune activity of cancer-killing immune cells

First exposure to influenza virus dictates our lifelong ability to fight flu

First exposure to influenza virus dictates our lifelong ability to fight flu

MSU researcher makes strides in discovering new cellular mechanism

MSU researcher makes strides in discovering new cellular mechanism

Research uncovers how HIV develops resistance to key drugs

Research uncovers how HIV develops resistance to key drugs