Immunology and Microbiology: News from our Laboratories

Cancer immunity

Cancer Drug Resistance Treatments May Hamper Immune Fight

Inhibiting the key gene involved in cancer drug resistance has unintended side effects on specialized immune system cells, a study from Sundrud lab finds.

Mark Sundrud, Ph.D.

UF Scripps Scientists to Receive $15 Million to…

The nation’s medicine chest needs more options for treating dangerous viral diseases. UF Scripps scientists will receive an estimated $15 million…

A study of variation in the coronavirus spike protein.

A New Approach to Curing HIV

With a $26.5-million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a multi-disciplinary group of researchers is trying a completely new…

Susana Valente, Ph.D.

Crohn’s Disease May Develop from Warped Immune…

Study reveals how T cells in the small intestine respond to bile acids, offering localized treatment direction for a cause of chronic illness.

Sunrud et al