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MEDIA RELEASE: Apr 13, 2018 06:26 AM

Bad apples made good: the immune system's secret weapon reve...

Cells once thought to be useless – and even a liability – could be important tools in the fight against disease, particularly in vaccines for diseases like HIV

MEDIA RELEASE: May 13, 2015 05:30 AM

A trigger that likely unleashes autoimmune disease

Australian researchers believe they have discovered a group of cells that trigger autoimmune disease, as well as the molecular ‘trigger guard’ that normally holds them in check. These previously undetected cells are rene...

MEDIA RELEASE: Nov 09, 2012 08:00 PM

How infection can trigger autoimmune disease

Garvan scientists have confirmed a ‘weak link’ in the immune system – identifying the exact conditions under which an infection can trigger an autoantibody response, a process not clearly understood until now.