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    Understanding mutation leads to promising new treatment for autoinflammatory diseases

    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital study yields clues for designing next-generation drugs to treat autoinflammatory diseases. (Dr. Kanneganti)

    Innate immune system protein provides a new target in war against bacterial infections

    Studies led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital show that a protein working on the frontlines of the immune response dampens inflammation and might offer a completely new approach to fighting bacterial infections. (Dr. Thirumala-Devi Kanneganti)

    Busted! Foiling the inside job

    Imagine realizing that a trusted security guard has burglarized your house. A similar discovery in the lab may help researchers identify novel treatments for multiple sclerosis.

    New research details the machinery of immune protection against inflammatory disease like colitis

    Scientists report a protein made by a gene already associated with a handful of human inflammatory immune diseases plays a pivotal role in protecting the intestinal tract from colitis.

    Taming dangerous lung inflammation in influenza

    One of the most threatening complications of influenza stems not from the virus itself, but from the overreaction of the immune system. This overreaction can cause persistent lung inflammation that lasts long after the virus has been quelled.