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2014-10-29 08:34:22

This Year Marks the 20th Anniversary of LLS's Prestigious Translational Research Program WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Oct.

2014-04-11 10:56:48

In experiments with mice, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists have identified an enzyme involved in the regulation of immune system T cells that could be a useful target in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer therapies.

2013-06-24 19:38:34

A major study from researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology provides new revelations about the intricate pathways involved in turning on T cells, the body's most important disease-fighting cells, and was published today in the prestigious scientific journal Nature.

2013-03-13 17:52:05

A virus most people probably have never heard of, but that the majority of us carry, is the No. 1 infectious cause of congenital birth defects in the U.S. today.

2012-08-15 01:02:20

Most people probably know that heart disease remains the nation's No. 1 killer.

2012-01-12 14:39:04

Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have proven – for the first time in human tissues -- the specific immune system T cells which trigger the destruction of type 1 diabetes in the pancreas.

2011-12-02 01:47:29

A war is being waged in the pancreases of millions of people throughout the world.

2011-10-03 15:43:51

Most of the time, the immune system is the body's protector, warding off invading viruses and bacteria before they can lead to infection and disease.

2010-12-09 14:24:14

A La Jolla Institute team, led by leading type 1 diabetes researcher Matthias von Herrath, M.D., has demonstrated the effectiveness of a recently developed computer model in predicting key information about nasal insulin treatment regimens in type 1 (juvenile) diabetes.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.