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
Tag: Department of Microbiology Immunology and Biochemistry
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
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.