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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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

Researchers identify a protein that aids in colorectal cancer metastasis

Researchers identify a protein that aids in colorectal cancer metastasis

How the malaria virus evades the body’s immune response

How the malaria virus evades the body’s immune response

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis

Study identifies precise receptor chain involved in atopic dermatitis

Altered potassium levels in neurons linked to mood swings in bipolar patients

Altered potassium levels in neurons linked to mood swings in bipolar patients

Potential method for better treatment of premature babies

Potential method for better treatment of premature babies

Drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating cerebral malaria

Drugs targeting T cells may be effective in treating cerebral malaria

Cleaning products may raise the risk of childhood asthma finds study

Cleaning products may raise the risk of childhood asthma finds study

Scientists may have a way to boost innate lung immunity in preterm babies

Scientists may have a way to boost innate lung immunity in preterm babies

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Targeting regulatory T cells could boost the effects of cancer immunotherapy

Simple blood test measures the body's immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis

Simple blood test measures the body's immune response to improve ovarian cancer diagnosis

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