immunology immunology  /ˌɪm ju ˈnɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medical science that studies the body's immune system

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Whether immunology fulfills this promise and becomes a major part of medicine's approach to cancer depends in large part on a harddriving, affable egotist named Robert Alan Good.
  2. Good specializes in immunology, using the body's own natural defenses to fight cancer.
  3. But immunology was gradually becoming a science.

News

  1. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital postdoctoral fellow named Pew Latin American Fellow

    MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Andres Herrada, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Immunology at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, has been named a Pew Latin American Fellow in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. He is one of 10 fellows named.Established in 1991, The Pew Latin American Fellows Program provides support to advance ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  2. New sickle cell anemia therapy advances to Phase II clinical trials

    ( La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology ) Seeking to improve the lives of sickle cell anemia sufferers around the world, researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, the Dana-Farber/Children's Hospital Cancer Center in Boston and the BloodCenter of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and others are preparing to launch Phase II of a clinical trial to investigate a potential new ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  3. Transfer Point Beta Glucan 300® Studied in Placebo Controlled Clinical Trial with Beneficial Results

    Focal Point of Article Published June 5, 2013 in the American Journal of Immunology (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10819806.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "We used a multidisciplinary approach combining an understanding of immunology and neurobiology to uncover a completely different target than other therapies," said Andrea Tenner, lead author of the study that led to the findings and a molecular...
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: Andrea Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "We are very pleased to enter into this partnership with Merck Serono, a recognized global leader in the treatment of oncology and immunology therapies. This type of risk and reward sharing collaboration underlines Ablynx's maturing capabilities and...
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Edwin Moses Source: ITNews

  3. "The awards will give them the intellectual freedom to pursue exciting research directions and opportunities in a range of scientific areas, from computational biology to immunology, stem cell biology, nanotechnology and drug development," NIH...
    on Sep 20, 2006 By: Elias Zerhouni Source: Dallas Morning News

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