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

Dynamic duo unlocks the potential of mitochondria

April 12, 2018
How a husband-and-wife research team are studying the health effects of these important organelles

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

Traumatic brain injury and adult epilepsy

October 26, 2015
Is the immune system to blame?

Understanding the immune system provides new ways to treat diseases

March 5, 2015

A growing team of researchers in the Texas A&M College of Medicine is trying to understand the basic mechanisms of how the immune system works. This knowledge could be used to develop new treatments for diseases such as multiple sclerosis and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It also has broad implications for infectious diseases such as tuberculosis.