Saturday, 31 October 2020
SAIS/Immunopaedia COVID-19 Webinar on COVID-19 Cytokine Storm & Paediatric COVID-19

The last SAIS/Immunopaedia webinar by Professor Theresa Rossouw and Dr Asma Salloo on on COVID-19 Cytokine Storm & Paediatric COVID-19.

Publication Date:
Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 16:00
Impact of intermediate hyperglycaemia and diabetes on immune dysfunction in TB

Immunology research update from Immunopaedia.org.zaResearchers sought to identify mechanisms that can account for the increased susceptibility to tuberculosis disease among individuals with diabetes and intermediate hyperglycemia. They demonstrated that patients with intermediate levels of hyperglycaemia also exhibit immune dysfunction…

Publication Date:
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 13:15
Auto-antibody responses to type I IFNs is a clue to severe COVID-19

COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 update from Immunopaedia.org.zaA recent paper in Science reported that about 10% of patients who develop severe COVID-19 pneumonia have neutralizing auto-Abs against type I IFNs Most notable was that (94%) patients with life-threatening COVID-19 pneumonia, and who possessed these auto-Abs…

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 11:15
NIH COVID-19 lecture on SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine

COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 update from Immunopaedia.org.zaThis week we highlight the COVID-19 SIG meeting that featured a talk by Dr Kizzmekia Corbett (NIH) on “SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccine Development Enabled by Prototype Pathogen Preparedness. Dr Corbett began her talk emphasising that the potential for coronavirus…

Publication Date:
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 11:15