All immunology

A man in a lab coat works with test tubes in a laboratory.

April 15, 2024

Inventor of the Year: Deepak Shukla, College of Medicine 

Can new drugs prevent blindness and other damage from herpesvirus infections?

A transparent spherical cell with orange blobs inside travels through a lumpy red blood vessel.

December 12, 2023

How a blood vessel’s ‘zipper’ activates infection fighters¬†

Two new studies reveal how the lining of blood vessels affects immune response

Neutrophils move towards the tip of a pipette
Lijun Rong

August 7, 2015

Familiar drugs may block Ebola virus infection

Lethal disease may be stopped by drugs already used to treat other illnesses

January 20, 2015

Scientists learn how immune cells give chase to germs

Deactivation of one protein decides ‘front’ and ‘back’

green-labeled neutrophils with red-labeled nanoparticles inside, which appear yellow.

February 24, 2014

Nanoparticles target anti-inflammatory drugs where needed

System spares circulating immune cells

group of chickens

October 23, 2013

Food additive may prevent spread of deadly new avian flu

Additive in chicken feed could reduce spillover of virus from birds to humans

Patricia Finn

July 12, 2013

UIC pulmonologist named president of American Thoracic Society

Head of medicine at UIC will lead international medical society