Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections

Immunology/Allergies/Asthma

2020-8-24
Antibody blockade effective in treatment of severe COVID-19

A hyperinflammatory response following infection or trauma can cause the life-threatening condition cytokine release syndrome (CRS). Researchers led b...

2020-8-1
Change isn’t a good thing for Japanese rheumatoid arthritis patients

Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a common complication of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) that dramatically increases the risk of death. In a recent study...

2020-2-6
A new approach to calm that angry nose

Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) is a type of airway disease that involves nasal inflammation. Here, semaphorin protein was found to contrib...

2019-11-8
When your microbiome and your genome aren’t a good combination

Research carried out by a team led by Osaka University has shown that various Prevotella species, along with several specific genes and biological pat...

2019-5-21
Phosphorylation of Regnase-1 Lets IL-17 Run Amok

A research team led by Osaka University found that the cytokine interleukin (IL)-17 triggers the phosphorylation of mRNA-degrading enzyme Regnase-1, r...

2019-2-7
When Good Cells Go Bad: Regulating the MS-Causing Properties of Th17 Cells

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and other inflammatory autoimmune diseases are characterized by localized inflammation in various tissues, including the brain...

2019-1-24
Small Metabolites Have Big Effects on the Intestinal Immune Response

Normal gut bacteria are instrumental in inducing an immune response in the presence of invading pathogens. However, exactly how commensal bacteria cau...

2019-1-11
Resist! TAK1 enables endothelial cells to avoid apoptosis

TNFα-induced cell death is tightly regulated and resisted in endothelial cells. Here, an Osaka University-led research team used a unique type of mous...

2018-11-21
How low can we go? Nanopore detection of single flu viruses to control outbreaks

Influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease that may cause a serious outbreak at any time. Here, an Osaka University-led research team develo...

2018-11-20
Going viral: New cells for norovirus production in the lab

Human norovirus is a major cause of infections that can be particularly dangerous to children and elderly people. Here, an Osaka University-led resear...

Tag Cloud

back to top