While previous research has shown that the COVID-19 vaccine is safe for pregnant women, a new study by UK researchers finds that maternal vaccinations are an effective way to protect both mom AND baby until the baby becomes eligible for the vaccine.
Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., and Jamie Sturgill, Ph.D., are combining their areas of expertise to better understand how heavy alcohol use affects a specific group of immune cells and their function in the lungs.
Findings from a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry may lead to a new treatment against Toxoplasma gondii, the parasite that causes toxoplasmosis.
UK College of Medicine researcher Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., has dedicated her career to developing a better understanding of how the immune system works, paving the way for improving how people respond to vaccines and infections.
The University of Kentucky is participating in a nationwide study that seeks to understand why some people have prolonged symptoms (long COVID) or develop new or returning symptoms after an acute bout of SARS-CoV-2 infection.
Subbarao Bondada, professor of microbiology in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).