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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.

2013-04-15 13:41:37

As efforts to create a strong and effective vaccine for the dreaded dengue virus continue to hit snags, a new study from researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology offers surprising evidence that suggests the need for a revamped approach to dengue vaccine design.

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.

2012-05-29 08:12:26

Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs.

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 01:52:22

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology scientists have identified the histamine releasing factor (HRF) molecule as a promising target for developing new treatments for a number of allergic reactions including asthma.

2011-12-02 01:47:29

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

2011-10-03 19:57:29

Researchers at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology have identified a previously unknown mechanism that generates protective immune memory cells to fight recurring infections at the body's mucosal linings – which include the mouth, the intestines, the lungs and other areas.

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.


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