Immune System

Studying the interaction between immune and metabolic responses

May 20, 2019
Researchers found part of the innate immune system may help govern how cells adapt to fasting—and to our modern diets

What YOU should know about HIV

December 1, 2016
Let's break the silence ...

Understanding anthrax: How it can evade the immune system

August 22, 2016
Texas A&M researchers work to better understand how this wily bacterium can persist in our lungs…and what we can do to stop it

Research discovers mechanism that causes cancer cells to escape from the immune system

May 9, 2016
Findings provide a new biomarker for cancer patient survival, could lead to novel therapeutic strategies

Protecting an area the size of a tennis court: The lining of your gut

December 16, 2015
Your gut determines friend from foe, and when it senses a foe, it signals the immune system to attack

Texas A&M spin-off, Pulmotect, Inc., receives $3 million NIH grant to fund infection prevention drug trials

May 26, 2015

Clinical-stage biotechnology company Pulmotect, Inc., has been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of PUL-042, an inhaled therapeutic designed to prevent and treat respiratory infections in cancer patients with compromised immune systems.

New drug boosts immune system to protect against world’s deadliest infectious diseases

October 14, 2014

Researchers at the Texas A&M Health Science Center (TAMHSC) and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have developed a new therapy to stimulate the body’s natural immune system, thereby providing effective protection against a wide range of life-threatening infectious diseases.