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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What does approval of the Pfizer vaccine for teens and preteens mean for my child?

What does approval of the Pfizer vaccine for teens and preteens mean for my child?

Unique pre-clinical model enables study of HIV infection and testing of new therapies

Unique pre-clinical model enables study of HIV infection and testing of new therapies

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Farxiga approved in the US for the treatment of chronic kidney disease in patients at risk of progression with and without type-2 diabetes

Rheumatologists develop a set of consensus statements on COVID-19 vaccination

Rheumatologists develop a set of consensus statements on COVID-19 vaccination

Sepsis can cause alterations in the functioning of defense cells that lead to death

Sepsis can cause alterations in the functioning of defense cells that lead to death

Researchers investigate antibodies that best neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients

Researchers investigate antibodies that best neutralize SARS-CoV-2 in COVID-19 patients

Study reveals how oral antiviral drug works to attack SARS-CoV-2 virus

Study reveals how oral antiviral drug works to attack SARS-CoV-2 virus

Personalized vaccine can provide effective immunization against cancer

Personalized vaccine can provide effective immunization against cancer

Experimental gene therapy successfully treats children born without an immune system

Experimental gene therapy successfully treats children born without an immune system

The "key" to vaccine development depends on virus’ binding to human cells

The "key" to vaccine development depends on virus’ binding to human cells

New approach targeting viral RNA could lead to broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

New approach targeting viral RNA could lead to broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

Normalizing cholesterol metabolism in microglia alleviates chronic neuropathic pain

Normalizing cholesterol metabolism in microglia alleviates chronic neuropathic pain

Research suggests Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine reprograms innate immune responses

Research suggests Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine reprograms innate immune responses

Novel approach to immunotherapy design could pave the way for new brain cancer treatments

Novel approach to immunotherapy design could pave the way for new brain cancer treatments

Researchers identify first biomarker to predict severity of COVID-19

Researchers identify first biomarker to predict severity of COVID-19

Unique infectious profile explains why it is so hard to treat COVID-19

Unique infectious profile explains why it is so hard to treat COVID-19

New research lays the groundwork for an effective salmonella vaccine

New research lays the groundwork for an effective salmonella vaccine

UTMB researchers receive $11.3 million grant to study immunopathogenesis of Ebola

UTMB researchers receive $11.3 million grant to study immunopathogenesis of Ebola

Compound from tropical ginger plant can help in the treatment of inflammatory diseases

Compound from tropical ginger plant can help in the treatment of inflammatory diseases

A new method for producing faster and more efficient vaccines

A new method for producing faster and more efficient vaccines