All articles related to "immunology":

Asthma may be over-diagnosed in children born with HIV

Asthma may be over-diagnosed in children born with HIV, according to a new study from the Pediatric HIV/AIDS Cohort Study (PHACS), based at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Tulane University School of Medicine. Instead, the…

Search for a better tuberculosis vaccine underway

Efforts by a team of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers to expedite the discovery of a new and improved tuberculosis vaccine were featured in an August 18, 2017 STAT article. The article highlighted work by…

Heverton Dutra named Pew Latin America fellow

Heverton Dutra, a researcher in immunology and infectious diseases from Brazil, has been named a member of the 2017 class of Pew Latin American Fellows in the Biomedical Sciences. The program provides two-year fellowships to talented Latin American…

New finding could aid fight against tuberculosis

A single protein appears responsible for the ability of some tuberculosis-causing bacteria to evade antibiotics, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The finding suggests that blocking this protein may help shorten…

The power of biology

Deepali Ravel, PhD '17, studies the malaria parasite and believes biology can be a powerful tool for addressing global health problems.

Zika virus found to be circulating in Africa for decades

May 24, 2017—Few researchers studied the Zika virus (ZIKV) before an outbreak that started in Brazil two years ago spread to 40 countries and territories throughout Latin America and infected more than one million people. A new study…

Tracing the relationship between metabolism and immune response

The delicate balance between our metabolism and our body’s immune response has critical implications for a range of chronic noncommunicable diseases, including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In a new review paper, published February 9, 2017, in the…