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  1. Newly enlisted T-cell 'policemen' can slow down run-away immune system, scientist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... Louis University scientists led by Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, have discovered that potentially aggressive T-cells that might lead to auto-immune disease can instead be enlisted to help ...

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  2. New link between neurodegenerative diseases, abnormal immune responses foundRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... like ALS also plays an important role in the body's natural antiviral response. The study, published in Nature Immunology , offers new insight into the link between neurodegenerative disorders and inflammation, and provides a framework to explore ...

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  3. Study debunks common misconception that urine is sterileRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... bladder health and disease," said Alan Wolfe, PhD, lead author and professor in the Department of Microbiology & Immunology, SSOM. "Physicians and researchers must reassess their assumptions surrounding the cause of lower urinary tract disorders and ...

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  4. Scientists Establish Link Between ALS and the Body's Response to Viral InfectionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Infection Control Today

    A key protein previously implicated in Lou Gehrig's disease and other neurological diseases plays an important role in the response to viral infection, according to a study led by scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published today in Nature Immunology. Neurological diseases have long been associated with inflammation, part of the body's response to injury or infection that occurs when immune cells home in to attack invaders like bacteria and viruses, and to drive healing, but the link between them has not been understood.

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  5. Newly enlisted T-cell 'policemen' can slow down run-away immune system, scientist saysRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology at Saint Louis University is shown. Credit: Saint Louis University In research published in the March issue of Immunity , Saint Louis University scientists led by Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, have discovered that potentially aggressive T-cells that might lead to auto-immune disease can instead be enlisted to help "police" over-active immune responses, via the molecule CD5.

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  6. Researchers find new link between neurodegenerative diseases and abnormal immune responsesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers from McMaster University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York have discovered that a protein associated with neurodegenerative diseases like ALS also plays an important role in the body's natural antiviral response. The study, published today in Nature Immunology , offers new insight into the link between neurodegenerative disorders and inflammation, and provides a framework to explore more fully the possibility that viral infection may lead to onset of these diseases.

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  7. Dr. Charles Reay Mackay To Join Pfizer as Chief Scientific Officer,...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Pfizer Inc. announced today that Charles Reay Mackay, Ph.D., will join the company as Chief Scientific Officer for Pfizer's Inflammation and Immunology Research Unit. Professor Mackay will report directly to Jose-Carlos Gutierrez-Ramos, Ph.D., group vice president of BioTherapeutics Research & Development, and will be based in Pfizer's R&D hub in Cambridge, MA.

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  8. Newly Enlisted T-Cell 'Policemen' Can Slow Down Run-Away Immune System, SLU Scientist SaysRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Newswise

    In research published in the March issue of Immunity , Saint Louis University scientists led by Daniel Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of molecular microbiology and immunology, have discovered that potentially aggressive T-cells that might lead to auto-immune disease can instead be enlisted to help "police" over-active immune responses, via the molecule CD5. The immune system maintains health by avoiding the dangers of over- and under-responses.

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  9. Can children with egg allergy tolerate pasteurised raw egg?Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... necessary for children with egg allergies. New studies presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual ... All children should have flu shots, even if they have an egg allergy, and it's now safe to get them without ...

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  10. Mount Sinai scientists establish link between ALS and the body's response to viral infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    A key protein previously implicated in Lou Gehrig's disease and other neurological diseases plays an important role in the response to viral infection, according to a study led by scientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai published today in Nature Immunology . Neurological diseases have long been associated with inflammation, part of the body's response to injury or infection that occurs when immune cells home in to attack invaders like bacteria and viruses, and to drive healing, but the link between them has not been understood.

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  11. Adamis Plummets More Than 30% After FDA Rejects Its Allergy Shot ApplicationRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing respiratory disease, allergy, oncology and immunology products. The Epinephrine Injection PFS syringe product was it primary candidate, and was designed to be used in the emergency ...

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  12. Adamis Receives Complete Response Letter From FDA For Its Epinephrine Pre-Filled Syringe NDARead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... on developing and commercializing products in the therapeutic areas of respiratory disease, allergy, oncology and immunology. The company's current specialty pharmaceutical product candidates include the Epinephrine Injection PFS syringe product for ...

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  13. The Biopharmaceutical Business Of Merck KGaA, And Intrexon...Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... fertility and endocrinology as well as a robust pipeline of potential therapies in neurology, oncology, immunology and immuno-oncology. Today, EMD Serono has more than 1,100 employees around the country with commercial, clinical and research ...

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  14. Vaxon Biotech SA Appoints Founder And Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. As CEORead the original story

    19 hrs ago | BioSpace

    ... his medical oncology certification from Theagenion Cancer Research Institute, Greece, and his PhD in Immunology at Paris XI University, France. Dr. Kosmatopoulos has co-authored more than 50 scientific and international publications including his ...

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  15. New study recommends early introduction of peanuts to prevent allergiesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... are strictly taboo. A new study released at a meeting of the American Academy and Association of Allergies and Immunology (AAAAI) and published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that peanut allergies can be prevented through early ...

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  16. A metabolic imbalance increases the risk of respiratory diseases in childhoodRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Medical News Today

    An imbalance in our metabolism can trigger inflammatory processes in the body and activate the immune system. In a recent study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology , UFZ researchers have been able to show that this applies even to newborns and children under one year of age, and is correlated with the development of respiratory diseases in early childhood.

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  17. DFG Senate approves establishment of one Clinical Research Unit, five Research UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... Clinical doctors will collaborate with basic researchers working in gynaecology, pre-natal medicine, neonatology, immunology and virology to gain a better understanding of potential complications: the adaptation of the maternal immune system can ...

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  18. Research: Common bacteria poised to become antibiotic-resistant superbugsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... what we use when nothing else works," said senior author Gautam Dantas, PhD, associate professor of pathology and immunology. "Given what we know now, I don't think it's overstating the case to say that for certain types of infections, we may be ...

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  19. Aduro Biotech Establishes Major Collaboration with Novartis for...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... Last year, Dr. Dubensky presented preclinical data at the American Association for Cancer Research Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy Conference demonstrating potent anti-tumor activity in preclinical models treated with ADU-S100, the company's ...

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  20. Immunocore Appoints Professor Sir John Bell to its Board of DirectorsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer, viral infections and autoimmune disease, today announced the appointment of Professor Sir and Chairman of the Office for the Strategic Coordination of Health Research, to its Board of Directors with immediate effect. Professor Bell, one of the world's most distinguished scientists in the fields of genomic and genetic research and immunology, also brings significant experience in healthcare business, having been a founding director at three biotechnology companies; Avidex Limited Oxagen Limited and PowderJect Pharmaceuticals plc .

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