immunology

Retraining the Immune System Cavalry for Food Allergen Peacekeeping Missions

Explore food allergy immunotherapy for reversing patient symptoms.

Hypersensitive immune reactions to common food proteins cause a range of symptoms in affected individuals, some of which can be fatal. Scientists are discovering new ways to retrain the immune system to recognize previously problematic food allergens as harmless. Such gradual desensitization is providing hope for millions of individuals worldwide who are affected by food allergies.

Download this poster from The Scientist’s Creative Services Team to learn how food allergen immunotherapy helps a battling immune system negotiate a gradual ceasefire. 

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