Tag: Department of Microbiology Immunology and Biochemistry

UTHSC Researchers Advance COVID-19 Antibody Knowledge with Paper in Prestigious Biomedical Research Journal


  Researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center working with colleagues at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston have found that some antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, are more protective than others, when it comes to reinfection. This information, discovered from the joint study and published online in the Journal… Read More

Jonsson Dedicated to Building Collaborations in Infectious Disease Research


Colleen Jonsson, PhD, the new director of the Regional Biocontainment Laboratory (RBL) at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is dedicated to creating networks of collaborators to identify and solve problems in infectious disease research. “By converging disciplines, we can create synergy around a topic, which hopefully leads to new perspectives and solutions,” said… Read More

Associate Professor Marko Radic of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Authors Paper on Immune System Disorders

Dr Radic

About one person in 20 develops an autoimmune disorder. These range from rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, or multiple sclerosis, to other progressive autoimmune syndromes. A number of neurodegenerative and age-related disorders, as well as other chronic inflammatory afflictions, also have an underlying immune contribution.