Immunology
Saturday 18 November, 2017

Cow immune system inspires new therapies for humans

Scientists have developed a potential new therapy based on immune molecules from cows to help people with hormone deficiencies.  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, February 5th, 2015
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Smartphone device can diagnose HIV in 15 minutes

A team of researchers from Columbia University has developed a low-cost smartphone accessory or dongle that can perform a test that simultaneously detects three infectious disease markers from a finger prick of More...

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By BioNews On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Scientists show mature B cells can survive without the tyrosine kinase Syk.

B lymphocytes are an integral part of our adaptive immune system and their development and function is tightly regulated by several signaling pathways.  More...

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By BioNews On Monday, January 19th, 2015
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Environment not genes decides immunity as we age

After studying twins, researchers from Stanford University show that our environment, more than our heredity  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
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What makes HIV vaccines backfire?

The very immune cells that HIV vaccines aim to increase may already have been affected by the virus, a reason why AIDS  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Two Ebola vaccines safe, confirms trial

A trial of two experimental DNA vaccines to prevent Ebola virus has confirmed  More...

By BioNews On Saturday, December 20th, 2014
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Cells that facilitate tumour growth identified

A recent study has identified the population of white blood cells that tumours use to enhance growth and suppress the disease-fighting immune system. The results mark a turning point in cancer immunology and provide More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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New Ebola Vaccine developed by NIH/GSK appears safe and effective in Phase 1 Clinical Trials

An experimental vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease was well-tolerated and produced immune system responses in all 20  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 1st, 2014
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Ebola vaccine showing promising results

Two Ebola vaccines undergoing clinical trials have shown promising results and would be deployed in January 2015 to West  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 30th, 2014
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Researchers developed a new vaccine to prevent Lyme Disease

European biotechnology company Valneva SE (Valneva) announced today that an article, presenting for the first time the pre-clinical  More...