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New research has provided evidence that basophils might play an important role in the immune response to bacterial infections, preventing the development of sepsis.
Collaborative research efforts with scientists from Janssen, the Scripps Research Institute, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Pennsylvania and more has led to success in creating a promising novel long-lasting llama-derived antibody therapy for influenza.
A recent study carried out by researchers from the University of Zurich and University Hospital Zurich has discovered that the production of broad acting antibodies is dependent on the genome of the virus.
Guy Thwaites, Director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit/Wellcome Program in Vietnam, speaks on neurotuberculosis and the challenges it faces in terms of treatment, HIV co-infection and the political will necessary for change.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology review entitled ‘Antiviral therapeutic approaches for human rhinovirus infections’ as we ask author Peter Barlow about antivirals, antibodies and the host response.
Research presented at ASM Microbe has revealed that Treg cells may be protecting babies from contracting HIV from their mothers in utero.
Researchers demonstrate for the first time the importance of bacteriophages in the development of multifactorial diseases such as Parkinson’s, a potentially critical factor that has been previously over-looked.
A high-fiber diet can boost the immune response and increase survival in mice infected with influenza virus, according to new research.
Two genetically-modified broadly-neutralizing antibodies have been demonstrated to elicit long-term protection against an HIV-like virus in rhesus macaques, with a Phase I clinical trial now underway.