New MGH study finds that macrophages and macrophage-produced proteins contribute to heartbeat irregularities, thus targeting these cells can aid atrial fibrillation treatment.
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Scientists at Georgia State University have developed an intranasal influenza vaccine using a new combination of nanoparticles for improved defence against flu strains.
Scientists have identified the OAS1 gene as a risk factor for both Alzheimer's disease and COVID-19, suggesting potential drug targets.
Researchers have been using artificial intelligence to study how the microbiome interacts with the human system to improve vaccine response.
The DREP-S vaccine candidate was found to be the most potent of the two investigational vaccine prototypes, eliciting high titers of SARS-CoV-2 neutralising antibodies after a single dose.
Hamster challenge study results suggests the oral COVID-19 vaccine induces a robust immune response, protecting the animals from infection.
The World Health Organization (WHO) identifies leishmaniasis as a neglected tropical disease for which new treatments are vitally needed. Leishmaniasis primarily affects people in South America, East Africa and Asia, especially those weakened by malnutrition and poverty. To help those with this disfiguring and potentially life-threatening parasitic disease, the European…
Neoantigens have gained much interest in recent years, mainly due to their ability to elicit a strong, specific immune response. Nikki Withers spoke to two immunology experts to explore the progress being made and assess what remains challenging for cancer investigators working on these transformational therapies.
A study has demonstrated that a novel vaccine design for pancreatic cancer has been successful in mice, doubling survival time.
Therapeutic drugs based on biological materials (antibodies, hormones, cytokines, enzymes, fusion proteins) may have the ability to elicit an immune response in the host.
A study has uncovered the mechanism behind calcium entry and exit into T cells, which could be used in development of autoimmune disease treatments.
Application note: Detection of anti-drug antibody (ADA) using single molecule counting (SMCTM) technology
All biological therapeutics have the potential to induce an immunemediated response ranging from benign to severe adverse effects.
A group of researchers have discovered an important mechanism that governs how B cells are chosen to become plasma cells...
Scientists find molecular link between Vitamin A derivative and mouse intestinal health...
Researchers have discovered how the immune system might protect a person from recurrent bacterial skin infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus...