IL-13 is able to drive colitis in the absence of IL-4Rα
Recent work by Claire Hoving and Frank Brombacher published in GUT, highlights that IL-13 is able to drive colitis in the absence of IL-4Rα. This raises hope for anti-IL-13 treatment for ulcerative colitis patients.
Recent work by Dr. Marcel Tongo and Dr. Jeff Dorfman, in collaboration with Dr. Darren Martin indicates that there was much more complexity in the origins of HIV-1 group M than the 9 currently identified pure subtypes.
Tracking pro- and anti-inflammatory responses to tuberculosis
A study led by the recently-appointed Senior Lecturer, Dr Mohlopheni J Marakalala, shows that pro- and anti-inflammatory responses are spatially compartmentalized to distinct regions within human tuberculosis granulomas.