Immune system

Scientists identified a new ‘micro-organ’ within the immune system

Scientists at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research, for the first time, have identified a new structure where the immune system 'remembers' past infections and vaccinations—and...

Gene discovery uncovers the mysteries of our immunity

Our immune system produces proteins called cytokines that assistance strengthens the immune system and work to prevent infections and different pathogens from recreating and...

Unveiling how our immune system works

The immune system is vital to human health and wellbeing, with different types of cells continuously roaming our bodies, primed to fight infection. However,...

Melanin is key in immune response to killer fungus

A new study carried out by an international group including researchers from Imperial’s Department of Medicine has uncovered how a common fungus, which kills...

Insulin Regulation via Patients own Immune System

Inflammation forms are in charge of the disappointment of insulin creation in diabetes patients. The patients' own safe immune system can add to the...