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    An inspiring hub of biomedical discovery

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    An excellent environment for the training of the next generation of researchers.

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    THE FRONTIER OF IMMUNOLOGICAL AND MICROBIOLOGICAL RESEARCH

The department is the home for basic research in immunology and microbiology. Our mission is to advance the insights into the biology of microbes and the defense against microbial infections in order to develop future therapies for infectious, autoimmune, and malignant diseases.

 

11th Annual Frontiers in Immunobiology and Immunopathogenesis Symposium

News

UA Study: Brain Liquefaction After Stroke is Toxic to Surviving Brain

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson suggest liquefied brain fluid may be one cause of dementia after stroke.


UA Part of $8.9M Collaborative Grant to Understand How Dangerous Virus `Hides’ to Attack Another Day

Dr. Felicia Goodrum and several of the nation’s most prominent human cytomegalovirus researchers have been awarded a five-year, $8.9 million collaborative grant to investigate how the virus lies dormant until it activates and poses life-threatening disease risk.


UA Lab Seeks 'Holy Grail of Gerontology'

What if you could experience full health until the very end of your life? UA researchers, led by Dr. Janko Nikolich-Zugich, think long-lasting immunity from disease might be possible — if the thymus and the T-cells it produces to fight infection can be brought back to work efficiently.