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Latest Interferon-gamma Stories

2013-07-10 19:27:25

Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report the identification of a new cellular source for an important disease-fighting protein used in the body's earliest response to infection.

Why Koalas Get Chlamydia
2013-04-10 15:04:06

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology say they have located a treasure trove of genes that make koalas susceptible to diseases such as Chlamydia and the Koala Retrovirus.

2012-08-23 10:56:29

A clinical study led by National Institutes of Health investigators has identified an antibody that compromises the immune systems of HIV-negative people, making them susceptible to infections with opportunistic microbes such as nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM).

2012-01-26 11:35:41

A new study uses a mouse model of a human autoimmune disease to reveal how abnormal regulation of the intracellular sensors that detect invading viruses can lead to autoimmune pathology.

2011-12-02 12:57:31

Traumatic brain injury is associated with a profound suppression of the patient's ability to fight infection.

2011-08-10 22:35:14

New research led by Derya Unutmaz, MD associate professor, the Departments of Pathology, Medicine, and Microbiology at NYU School of Medicine and Mark Sundrud, PhD, of Tempero Pharmaceuticals, Inc., has identified a novel sensory pathway that modulates the potency of Th17 cell responses.

2011-07-22 14:50:09

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have identified a signaling molecule that functions like a factory supervisor to ensure that the right mix of specialized T cells is available to fight infections and guard against autoimmune disease.

2011-05-16 18:26:17

By analyzing complex interactions of the immune system in an animal study, pediatric researchers have found potential tools for controlling a life-threatening condition called a cytokine storm that may strike children who have juvenile arthritis and other autoimmune diseases.

2009-10-22 14:41:00

Immunologists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the have found a unique quirk in the way the immune system fends off bacteria called Francisella tularensis, which could lead to vaccines that are better able to prevent tularemia infection of the lungs.

2009-03-05 08:15:46

While interferon gamma sounds like an outer space weapon, it's actually a hormone produced by our own bodies, and it holds great promise to repair bones affected by osteoporosis.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.