A study published in the journal Cell uncovers how poxviruses take control of a protein complex in order to enhance their replication and counteract an immune response in hosts.
A unique bacterial strain isolated from a patient with pelvic pain could be the key to treating prostate cancer with immunotherapy, according to a study published in Nature Communications.
A new study advances the understanding of how human cytomegalovirus replicates within cells and also reveals potential treatment targets for the common virus.
Infant and childhood food allergy, whose cause has long been a mystery, has now been linked to a mix of environmental and genetic factors that must coexist to trigger the allergy, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine study provides new insights into the key role a molecule called oxPAPC plays in the inflammatory response. The findings could inform the development of new therapies for sepsis.
Immune cells migrating from the bloodstream to the brain may contribute to seizures in pediatric epilepsy, according to new findings published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Antibodies that reverse immune system suppression may be able to be used to treat a rare type of melanoma, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the journal Nature.
The previously unknown cause of anti-phosphatidylethanolamine (aPE) autoimmunity was discovered in a Northwestern Medicine study published in PNAS.
The 2nd Annual Symposium on Sex Inclusion in Biomedical Research, held on the anniversary of the National Institutes of Health’s landmark sex-inclusion policy, highlighted research on sex bias in autoimmune diseases.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that tiny vesicles called exosomes released from non-metastatic melanoma cells trigger an immune response that prevents cancer from spreading throughout the body.