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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Study reveals BCG vaccine's unexpected role in fighting influenza

Study reveals BCG vaccine's unexpected role in fighting influenza

Newborn T cells found to excel in immune defense

Newborn T cells found to excel in immune defense

Identifying antiviral protein IFN-γ as a potential biomarker for Long COVID

Identifying antiviral protein IFN-γ as a potential biomarker for Long COVID

Understanding the role played by HIV in pulmonary hypertension

Understanding the role played by HIV in pulmonary hypertension

Neutrophil reprogramming promotes tumor growth in certain cancers

Neutrophil reprogramming promotes tumor growth in certain cancers

Females' immune system edges out males but at a cost of higher autoimmune risk

Females' immune system edges out males but at a cost of higher autoimmune risk

Link between gut microbiome and premature aging unveiled in chronic HIV patients

Link between gut microbiome and premature aging unveiled in chronic HIV patients

Scripps Research scientists develop an antibody that blocks lethal snake toxins

Scripps Research scientists develop an antibody that blocks lethal snake toxins

Targeting the Hippo signaling pathway to treat systemic sclerosis

Targeting the Hippo signaling pathway to treat systemic sclerosis

Study highlights an immunological mechanism underlying Long COVID

Study highlights an immunological mechanism underlying Long COVID

New mechanism discovered: B cells' contribution to immune tolerance in thymus gland

New mechanism discovered: B cells' contribution to immune tolerance in thymus gland

IκBζ protein holds potential for treating autoimmune conditions

IκBζ protein holds potential for treating autoimmune conditions

Understanding the impact of spring allergies on different body systems

Understanding the impact of spring allergies on different body systems

FDA approves omalizumab for food allergy reactions based on NIH research

FDA approves omalizumab for food allergy reactions based on NIH research

MedUni Vienna scientists identify possible biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome

MedUni Vienna scientists identify possible biomarkers for chronic fatigue syndrome

Combination therapy shows promise in targeting latent HIV reservoirs

Combination therapy shows promise in targeting latent HIV reservoirs

Le Bonheur's risk-based innovation program reduces health care use related to asthma

Le Bonheur's risk-based innovation program reduces health care use related to asthma

Study reveals the long-term effects of smoking on immunity

Study reveals the long-term effects of smoking on immunity

Novel "Flash and Freeze-fracture" technique reveals neuronal communication secrets

Novel "Flash and Freeze-fracture" technique reveals neuronal communication secrets

Researchers develop groundbreaking technique to detect chemoresistance using ultrasound

Researchers develop groundbreaking technique to detect chemoresistance using ultrasound