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 immunotherapeutic strategy shows promise to fight off infectious biofilms

New immunotherapeutic strategy shows promise to fight off infectious biofilms

New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

New immune cell with 'Jekyll and Hyde properties' identified

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Combination of radiation and immunotherapy shows promise for advanced head and neck cancers

Pre-operative immunotherapy can elicit an immune response that shrinks oral cancers

Pre-operative immunotherapy can elicit an immune response that shrinks oral cancers

Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

Drug used for breast, renal cancers may provide survival benefit for patients with head and neck cancers

Anthony Nolan’s Scientific Director honored with prestigious lifetime achievement award

Anthony Nolan’s Scientific Director honored with prestigious lifetime achievement award

First human vaginal non-redundant gene catalog released

First human vaginal non-redundant gene catalog released

Breakthrough research may lead to improved therapeutic options for people with asthma

Breakthrough research may lead to improved therapeutic options for people with asthma

Genome research collaboration in Finland welcomes Janssen and Maze Therapeutics

Genome research collaboration in Finland welcomes Janssen and Maze Therapeutics

Understanding the arms race between bacteria and viruses

Understanding the arms race between bacteria and viruses

Transferring knowledge, not anxiety, can help food-allergic children cope with their fears

Transferring knowledge, not anxiety, can help food-allergic children cope with their fears

Integrated care conferences reduce length of hospital stay for COPD patients

Integrated care conferences reduce length of hospital stay for COPD patients

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

Discovery may open up new avenues into improving cancer immunotherapy

Lipid signaling from beta cells linked to inflammatory macrophage polarization

Lipid signaling from beta cells linked to inflammatory macrophage polarization

Isolating Single T-cells of Interest using an Optofluidic Platform

Isolating Single T-cells of Interest using an Optofluidic Platform

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research program to develop a vaccine and test treatments

Tulane establishes COVID-19 research program to develop a vaccine and test treatments

UAH research could have broad implications for immunotherapy and cancer treatment

UAH research could have broad implications for immunotherapy and cancer treatment

Scientists make important discovery with implications for people living with AMD

Scientists make important discovery with implications for people living with AMD

Purdue scientists receive $3.2 million NIH grant to target antimicrobial resistance

Purdue scientists receive $3.2 million NIH grant to target antimicrobial resistance