Tag » Immunology

Cynthia Magro, MD

Dr. Cynthia Magro has always been fascinated by disease and pathophysiology. She views skin as a window to all disease and an excellent model to study all basic principles of immunology. 133 more words


This is not the cure for HIV

CCR5 regulates various aspects of the adaptive immune response. A nonfunctional allele resulting from a 32-bp deletion (CCR5-Δ32) causes loss of expression of the functional CCR5 receptor. 228 more words


Can the brain control the immune system?

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The brain is the central “control system” for the functions of our body. 1.005 more words


Allergies: love-hate relationship

The fresh smell of spring… it’s beautiful unless your nose becomes congested after you take that first sniff. Unfortunately for me, I am one of those poor souls with spring allergies. 434 more words


Vicki J. Lyons, MD

Title: Staff Physician
Company: Advanced Allergy & Asthma
Location: Ogden, UT 84403 United States
Distinguished Member

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Health Care

What is a superantigen and how do they work?

See this video for an excellent explanation of superantigens and the sequence of events they induce. A prototypical example of a superantigen is toxic shock syndrome toxin (TSST) released by… 33 more words


Circulating biomarkers - there's more than human

In a previous post, we discussed about how important it is to have research tools that allow to study secretome biomarkers outside the usual human and rodents. 234 more words