In this interview, we speak to Dr. Bryan Kraft, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Duke University, about his research into carbon monoxide as a potential therapy to treat ARDS and the clinical trial for this therapy that is currently underway.
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A small clinical trial has demonstrated that an IL-7 drug that revs up the body’s immune system holds promise in sepsis patients, potentially offering a new approach to improve survival rates.
In this interview, take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Microbiology review on influenza virus infection in pregnancy with author, Lucy Somerville.
Listen to the top stories in infectious diseases this week, including novel CRISPR-based diagnostics, clinical trial in tuberculosis and the latest CDC approvals for the flu vaccine.
A new study has revealed that serum IgA antibodies deliver a protective barrier against polymicrobial sepsis in mice, providing us with a further understanding of its role in host protection.
In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
With the microbiome becoming a much talked about topic in recent years, we spoke to Sergio Serrano-Villar, author of Future Microbiology’s top-read article of 2017 entitled: ‘How can the gut microbiota affect immune recovery in HIV infected individuals?’.
Researchers have demonstrated that the genetic variation between strains could explain the clinical variation among individuals infected with the same pathogen.
Interferons are critical for a mother’s immune response during Zika infection, but could have detrimental impacts on placental and fetal development, according to new research.