To round up 2018, we asked our Expert panel to choose their top papers from across the year. Here, you can discover the articles they selected and read about and the reasons why!
Browsing: Immune Response
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.
New study finds that the oral rotavirus vaccine response could be influenced by changes in the human microbiota.
Small-molecule compounds designed to tag the cell surface of Gram-negative bacteria and trigger an immunological response have shown promise.
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.
A study presented at ASCO this weekend has suggested that antibiotic use greatly reduces the progression-free survival and overall survival of cancer patients receiving immunotherapy.
At the recent Microbiology Society Annual Conference (10–12 April, Birmingham, UK) we spoke to Mark Wass about his work on Ebolaviruses in which he’s delved into the molecular determinants of the virus’s pathogenicity.
A high-fiber diet can boost the immune response and increase survival in mice infected with influenza virus, according to new research.
A new study has identified a common pattern of immune response in Ebola-infected monkeys 4 days prior to the development of fever; this response could be utilized as an early diagnosis biomarker.