Kevan Herold, MD, newly named as C.N.H. Long Professor of Immunobiology and of Medicine, conducts research on the basis for autoimmune diseases and develops new therapies based on these studies. His focus has largely been in the field of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes.
- July 03, 2019
Researchers say that teplizumab potentially delaying progression to diabetes in patients who are at-risk is important, particularly in children.
- July 01, 2019
Researchers, including those at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, say they have tested a new drug that for the first time has successfully delayed the onset of Type 1 diabetes in people at risk for developing the disease.
- June 28, 2019
A proposed strategy to vaccinate against Zika infection might also be effective in tackling West Nile disease, another potentially serious infection transmitted by mosquitoes, said Yale researchers in a new study.
- June 26, 2019
Yale investigators have described how listeria bacteria manipulate the immune system to promote their own survival.
- June 25, 2019
A team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified two protein biomarkers in urine that may one day be used to better diagnose acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), an underdiagnosed but treatable kidney disorder that impairs renal function in the short term and can lead to chronic kidney disease, permanent damage or renal failure if left unchecked.
- June 21, 2019
A team led by IBIO faculty members, Eric Meffre and Kevin O’Connor, explored both B cell tolerance and the origins of pathogenic autoantibodies in neuromyelitis optica (NMO), a severe autoimmune neurological disease that primarily affects young women.
- June 21, 2019
What makes healthy cells change and become dysfunctional to the point of causing disease? In addition to a disruption in genes that regulate cells, there is another factor in cell misbehavior that involves metabolism, say Yale researchers.
- June 19, 2019
A new drug may delay the onset of insulin-dependent Type 1 diabetes in those who are at high risk for the autoimmune disease, according to the results of a trial published in New England Journal of Medicine.
- June 18, 2019
WHRY researcher Dr. Martin Kriegel and his team show how a common form of gut bacteria can cause autoimmune disease that sickens and endangers the lives of women.