Immunology
  • Article
  • Jul 1 2022

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.

  • Article
  • Jun 1 2022

University of Kentucky immunology and virology expert Ilhem Messaoudi, Ph.D., answers questions about the monkeypox virus — including symptoms, risk, and treatment.

  • Podcast
  • May 31 2022

According to a new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study, asymptomatic COVID-19 infection during pregnancy could still have potential long-term consequences for a developing baby.

  • Video
  • May 18 2022

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.

  • Article
  • Jan 13 2022

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.

  • Article
  • Dec 16 2019

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).

  • Video
  • Jul 31 2019

A new clinical trial at the UK Transplant Center seeks to change how the body reacts to a newly transplanted kidney.

  • Article
  • May 9 2019

Two collaborating laboratories at the University of Kentucky were able to establish the events within white blood cells that progresses from inflammasome activation to a type of programmed cell death called pyroptosis -- and culminates in the damaging blood clots.

  • Article
  • Apr 24 2019

Suzanne C. Segerstrom, a professor in the University of Kentucky Department of Psychology, is serving as the 2018-19 UK College of Arts and Sciences' Distinguished Professor and will present the annual Distinguished Professor Lecture this week.

  • Article
  • Aug 23 2017

A team of researchers, led by Professor Suzanne Segerstrom, extends its psychological and immunological health research to include brain health, supported by a $3.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging.