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Dietary changes give protective effect against lupus in mouse models

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 professor in the UF College of Medicine’s department of pathology, immunology and laboratory medicine; and…

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

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 Sundrud, PhD; Associate Professor, Department of Immunology & Microbiology at the Scripps Research Institute, Florida Campus.

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

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 of Florida Health researchers and their collaborators show how certain cells in the colon can be “fine-tuned” by chemically attaching…

UF-USF Microbiome Workshop

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 microbiome research.        …

Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology Keynote Speakers

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 Fall 2019 Seminar Series. The Seminar Series, a signature program of the Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology, features…

Thank You for attending our Spring 2019 Mini Symposium!!

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! Over 90 attendees from various medical disciplines filled the room to listen and participate in various hot topic…