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Dietary changes give protective effect against lupus in mouse models

Published: Jul 27th, 2020

A change in diet may protect against gut-bacteria dysfunction that leads to lupus in mice, University of Florida Health researchers have found. In this video, Laurence M. Morel, Ph.D., a […]

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Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology Seminar Guest Speaker Dr. Mark Sundrud

Published: Jan 29th, 2020

The Infectious Diseases & Immunology Seminar Series (VME 6933) Presents: “Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery: A Hepatocyte-like Transcriptional Module in T cells Dictates Small Bowel Homeostasis” by Mark […]


‘Fine tuning’ certain cells may prevent gut inflammation, researchers find

Published: Nov 15th, 2019

Keeping the intestinal tract in balance requires a delicate dialogue between gut microbes and the body. When that gets disrupted, inflammation and intestinal damage can result. New findings by University […]

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UF-USF Microbiome Workshop

Published: Nov 1st, 2019

Join the University of Florida and the University of South Florida on December 5th for a joint workshop aimed at fostering the collaboration of scientists involved in the field of […]

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Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology Keynote Speakers

Published: Sep 24th, 2019

The director of the Center for Inflammation & Mucosal Immunology, Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh, has invited five esteemed researchers as guests to speak at the Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology’s […]

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University of Florida Awarded $100 Thousand Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Grant For Cancer Research

Published: Jun 26th, 2019

University of Florida’s Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh has received a $100 thousand grant from the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF) to investigate new treatment strategies that leverage the use of a synthesized propionibacterium to combat […]

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Thank You for attending our Spring 2019 Mini Symposium!!

Published: May 23rd, 2019

Dear Members & Friends, On behalf of the Center for Inflammation & Mucosal Immunology’s Advisory Committee, thank you for your help in making our annual Mini Symposium a resounding success! […]

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Helpful bacterium shown to fortify newborns’ immune system in animal model

Published: Feb 6th, 2019

Among newborn infants, intestinal infections can be quick and dangerous. A University of Florida Health researcher has now shown that a beneficial bacterium fortifies the nascent immune system…

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Premature babies gain protective gut bacterium through breast-feeding, researchers find

Published: Oct 1st, 2017