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Understanding rare autoinflammatory conditions during awareness month

Understanding rare autoinflammatory conditions during awareness month

September marks World Autoinflammatory Awareness Month – a time for organisations, patients, carers, and families to raise the profile of these rare and complex...
Successful treatment of patients with the autoimmune disease lupus

Successful treatment of patients with the autoimmune disease Lupus

A team of researchers have successfully treated two patients with the autoimmune disease systemic lupus erythematosus for the first time. The team from Charité -...
Are T cells key to controlling COVID-19 and reducing its severity?

Are T cells key to controlling COVID-19 and reducing its severity?

A new study has confirmed that T cells play an important role in the body’s response to COVID-19. The findings show that a multi-layered, virus-specific...
Newly discovered disease mechanism triggers chronic inflammation

Newly discovered disease mechanism triggers chronic inflammation

For the first time, scientists have uncovered a disease mechanism whereby fat crystals cause chronic inflammation of the immune system. Scientists at the University of...
Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Key genes could regulate T cells to treat autoimmune diseases and cancer

Researchers have discovered a way to control regulatory T cells that help the human body’s immune response. The researchers at Salk, led by Ye Zheng,...
Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

Experts provide insights on COVID-19 antibody tests

In this article Professor Georgina Ellison-Hughes, Dr Rocio Martinez-Nunez, and Dr Rui Ribeiro Galao, Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London, provide...
‘Immune cleanup’ could offer treatment for rare disorder

‘Immune cleanup’ could offer treatment for rare disorder

Researchers have discovered how stimulating an ‘immune cleanup’ could offer a potential treatment for people suffering from a rare disorder named leukocyte adhesion deficiency...
UK launches large scale COVID-19 immunity study

UK launches large scale COVID-19 immunity study

The UK is to embark on a major, government-funded immunity study that will track the spread of the novel coronavirus infection in the population,...
Research to look at immune system’s seasonal ability to fight a virus

Research to look at immune system’s seasonal ability to fight a virus

Groundbreaking new research will be investigating the immune system’s ability to fight viruses as the seasons change. The research will investigate if an immune system...
Research shows how to boost immune responses to vaccines in seniors

Research shows how to boost immune responses to vaccines in seniors

New research has shown how older people’s immune system response to vaccines could be boosted using immunology expertise and the surprising use of genital...
Study offers insight into treatment of sepsis and chemotherapy damage

Study offers insight into treatment of sepsis and chemotherapy damage

In a new study, researchers have made significant advances towards devising a novel treatment for sepsis, which they believe could also be extended to...
How autoimmune diseases impact patient experience

How autoimmune diseases impact patient experience

When your disease is hard to name and doesn't have visible symptoms, it can be difficult for others to understand that you are sick....

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