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Skin Bacteria May Trigger Lupus: Mouse Study
Staphylococcus aureus appears to be the culprit.
Skin Bacteria May Trigger Lupus: Mouse Study
Skin Bacteria May Trigger Lupus: Mouse Study

Staphylococcus aureus appears to be the culprit.

Staphylococcus aureus appears to be the culprit.

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Illustration of people dying from the Black Death
Genes that Aided Black Death Survival Linked to Autoimmunity
Jef Akst | Oct 20, 2022 | 2 min read
A new study points to repercussions of the Medieval pandemic for the health of modern humans.
Erika More developed a jello-like tissue system to study how immune cells stimulate tissues and blood vessel growth.
An Engineer’s Perspective on Autoimmunity
Aparna Nathan | Dec 10, 2021 | 4 min read
Erika Moore builds biomaterials to study disparate lupus outcomes.
LabTalk Podcast - Predicting the Immune Response with Single-Cell Analysis: Autoimmunity, Vaccination, and COVID-19
The Scientist Creative Services Team and 10x Genomics | Mar 31, 2021 | 1 min read
Researchers identify signatures that predict how a person will respond to an immune system stimulus.
The Father of Autoimmunity: A Profile of Noel Rose
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2020 | 9 min read
By revealing that animals could develop immune responses against their own tissues, the physician-scientist established an entirely new field of science.
Infographic: How NETs Work
Borko Amulic and Gabriel Sollberger | Oct 1, 2019 | 3 min read
While neutrophil extracellular traps help guard the body from infection, they also can contribute to a range of diseases.
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Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity?
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 1, 2019 | 10+ min read
Molecules produced by resident bacteria and their hosts may signal immune cells to attack the body’s own tissues.
CAR T Cells Treat Lupus in Mice
Abby Olena, PhD | Mar 6, 2019 | 3 min read
T cells modified to target disease-contributing B cells improved survival in two mouse models of the autoimmune disease.
$230M for Big Disease
Jef Akst | Feb 5, 2014 | 2 min read
The National Institutes of Health is partnering with 10 drug companies to find new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and lupus.
Drug Headlines of 2011
Hannah Waters | Dec 20, 2011 | 4 min read
A list of this year’s newsworthy successes—and failures—in drug development
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