Immunology

Immunology is the study of the body's immune system.
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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ACGT awards $500,000 to advance immunotherapy approach for treating solid tumors

ACGT awards $500,000 to advance immunotherapy approach for treating solid tumors

Study shows how D614G variant gains upper hand over original SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study shows how D614G variant gains upper hand over original SARS-CoV-2 virus

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise has potential benefits for treating ataxia

Immunologists map unknown biological machinery to produce memory T cells

Immunologists map unknown biological machinery to produce memory T cells

Study explains the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study explains the evolution of SARS-CoV-2 virus

CRISPR screen identifies clinically approved immunosuppressants that could treat coronavirus infections

CRISPR screen identifies clinically approved immunosuppressants that could treat coronavirus infections

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Changes to infant feeding guidelines have led to a decrease in peanut allergy

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Researchers discover specific blood biomarker that predicts kidney transplant rejection

Salk Institute uses $1 million gift to support world class cancer researcher

Salk Institute uses $1 million gift to support world class cancer researcher

Tumors use unique mechanism to switch on regulatory T cells for protection

Tumors use unique mechanism to switch on regulatory T cells for protection

World's largest resource of genome variation data on malaria parasites released

World's largest resource of genome variation data on malaria parasites released

Study reveals how cancer cells escape death by lymphocytes

Study reveals how cancer cells escape death by lymphocytes

Innate immune system overreacts in patients with severe COVID-19

Innate immune system overreacts in patients with severe COVID-19

Propranolol can be used to treat cerebral cavernous malformations

Propranolol can be used to treat cerebral cavernous malformations

HSE researchers discover genetic predisposition to COVID-19 severity

HSE researchers discover genetic predisposition to COVID-19 severity

WVU researchers set to identify SARS-CoV-2 variants, mitigate strain outbreaks

WVU researchers set to identify SARS-CoV-2 variants, mitigate strain outbreaks

Study finds consistent neuroinflammatory response after intracerebral hemorrhage

Study finds consistent neuroinflammatory response after intracerebral hemorrhage

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Children exposed to air pollution may be at higher risk of disease in adulthood

Study identifies immune profile of people with severe COVID-19

Study identifies immune profile of people with severe COVID-19

Trispecific antibody targets cancer cells, natural killer cells

Trispecific antibody targets cancer cells, natural killer cells