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immunology

Immune system
Hopkins study examines patients with rare natural ability to suppress HIV
Published Dec 26, 2018
Findings suggest that patients can be in 'HIV remission' despite having a large reservoir of infected cells
Pioneering immunologist joins Hopkins faculty
Published Dec 12, 2018
Nilabh Shastri becomes university's 38th Bloomberg Distinguished Professor after spending past 30 years pursuing immune surveillance research at UC Berkeley
Studies to explore immune responses to flu shots
Published Nov 6, 2018
Johns Hopkins gets $8M NIH grant to look at differences in how men, women respond to flu shots
Immunology
Why men might recover from the flu faster than women
Published July 17, 2018
Male mice infected with influenza produce more of a growth factor protein that promotes lung healing
Fetal health
Zika may cause miscarriages
Published Feb 21, 2017
In mouse study, exposure to virus led to higher rates of miscarriages, babies born with thin brain tissue, brain inflammation
Cancer research
A chemotherapy alternative
Published Oct 5, 2016
Immunotherapy deploys the body's natural ability to fight cancer, could reduce toxic chemo treatments for children / Promise & Progress
Bacteria and cancer risk
Published June 29, 2016
Normal bacterial colonies in human body linked to presence of mouth and throat cancer / Hopkins Medicine
Cancer research
Biden: New Hopkins cancer institute will 'bring hope to millions of people'
Published March 29, 2016
Vice president among speakers at dedication of $125 million Bloomberg-Kimmel Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy
Public health
Last piece of dengue puzzle?
Published March 16, 2016
Single-dose vaccine 100 percent effective in preventing virus in small clinical trial
Q+A
How Zika virus evolves
Published Feb 4, 2016
Andrew Pekosz on sexual transmission of ths virus and the difficulty of developing effective treatments