New research has discovered a link between dietary zinc intake and protection against Streptococcus pneumoniae, suggesting it aids the immune system.
Browsing: Immune Response
In this interview we speak to Vincent Racaniello, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, about his work on polio, picornaviruses and publicizing science through blogs and podcasts.
New research has uncovered that Mycobacterium tuberculosis releases an antacid that remodels phagosomes, preventing immune cells from destroying the bacteria.
A study has revealed genetic variants associated with differing levels of protective antibodies produced after routine immunizations.
Innate lymphoid cells, a relatively newly discovered class of immune cells, play a pivotal role in controlling early tuberculosis infection, according to new research.
Early antiretroviral treatment in people with HIV infection could allow the generation of more functional and persistent CD8 T cell responses. The results, which suggest a long-term immune memory, could have implications for HIV vaccine development.
Delivering HIV vaccines via slow-release methods has enhanced the protective immune response in preclinical models, according to new research.
Take a look behind the scenes of a recent Future Virology review, entitled: ‘Comparative host genomics: Has recent human evolution affected our immune defense against hepatitis C virus?’, as we ask the authors about the importance of the IFNL4 gene and the work that’s still to be done in the field.
ECCMID19: Immune response to Ebola 2 years post-infection could provide clues for vaccine development
Two years after Ebola infection, survivors exhibit specific memory T cell responses against ebolavirus, according to new research presented at ECCMID.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa uses a phage to trick the host’s immune system into ignoring it, in turn suppressing bacterial clearance from infected wounds, according to new research.