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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Experimental stem cell gene therapy may give a new lease of life for patient with sickle cell disease

Experimental stem cell gene therapy may give a new lease of life for patient with sickle cell disease

Gut microbiota directly shapes the makeup of human immune system, shows study

Gut microbiota directly shapes the makeup of human immune system, shows study

Researchers successfully edit SIV virus from genomes of non-human primates

Researchers successfully edit SIV virus from genomes of non-human primates

Researchers highlight potential advantages of mucosal vaccine

Researchers highlight potential advantages of mucosal vaccine

COVID-19 studies have neglected to focus on mucosal immunity, researchers argue

COVID-19 studies have neglected to focus on mucosal immunity, researchers argue

Combining cell engineering with machine learning to design living medicines for cancer

Combining cell engineering with machine learning to design living medicines for cancer

Transgenic mouse model could recapitulate severe COVID-19 in humans

Transgenic mouse model could recapitulate severe COVID-19 in humans

SARS-CoV-2 immunity can sustain for at least eight months, study finds

SARS-CoV-2 immunity can sustain for at least eight months, study finds

Early interferon therapy may mitigate COVID-19 severity

Early interferon therapy may mitigate COVID-19 severity

Fruit fly study reveals the effects of microgravity on the heart

Fruit fly study reveals the effects of microgravity on the heart

Iron infusion highly effective to treat anemia in low-income settings

Iron infusion highly effective to treat anemia in low-income settings

Germicidal lamps used to sanitize against COVID-19 may damage the cornea

Germicidal lamps used to sanitize against COVID-19 may damage the cornea

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy

New drug lures stem cells to damaged tissue, improves treatment efficacy

Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Widely used antibiotic shows promise for fighting against Zika infections

Penn State researcher to study how vitamin D regulates host immunity to viral infection

Penn State researcher to study how vitamin D regulates host immunity to viral infection

Reprogramming T cells into highly active 'super immune cells' can improve immunotherapy benefits

Reprogramming T cells into highly active 'super immune cells' can improve immunotherapy benefits

Basic concepts lay the foundation for personalized immunotherapy

Basic concepts lay the foundation for personalized immunotherapy

Research reveals T-cell abnormalities in severe COVID-19 cases

Research reveals T-cell abnormalities in severe COVID-19 cases

Residents of many countries have a positive attitude towards Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus

Residents of many countries have a positive attitude towards Russian Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus

Genetic modification in ‘coat’ of fatal brain virus may allow it to escape antibodies

Genetic modification in ‘coat’ of fatal brain virus may allow it to escape antibodies