Immunodeficiency & Disorders

Immunodeficiency & Disorders

Gene Therapy for the Treatment of X-SCID

Gene therapy for the treatment of X-linked severe combined immune deficiency (SCID-X1) was found to be successful in the year 2000 till it experienced a major setback when 5 of the 20 boys tried with the approach developed leukemia. Read more…

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Posted by ashley - 22/01/2013 at 06:51

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Mast Cells’ Contribution to HIV Infection

Mast cells are the resident cells of several types of tissue which besides having roles in allergy, anaphylaxis, wound healing and defence against pathogens, are susceptible to HIV infection. The fact that they get exposed to infection only for a brief Read more…

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Posted by ashley - 30/11/2012 at 00:42

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Commensal Microbiota and Mucosal Immune System

The interaction between gut microbiota and mucosal immunity is of great importance for maintaining the intestinal homoeostasis. Gut microbiota and mucosal immunity contribute to the regulation of inflammation in health and disease. Read more…

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Posted by ashley - 13/09/2012 at 07:07

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Biomarkers in Sepsis and Severe Infection: Where Immunology meets Diagnostics

Our increasing understanding of inflammatory host responses to bacterial pathogens has lead to the discovery of multiple potential biomarkers that may aid in diagnosing serious bacterial infections quickly and accurately. Basic scientists and clinical researchers Read more…

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Posted by Ashley1 - 10/08/2012 at 04:58

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