Clinical Microbiology

Integrated pathogen load and host-pathogen interactions in severe malaria

Imperial College London
The pathogenesis of infectious diseases depends on the interaction of host and pathogen. In Plasmodium falciparum malaria, host and parasite processes can […]
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Cholesterol and inflammasome activation

Imperial College London
Cellular lipids determine membrane integrity and fluidity and are being increasingly recognized to influence immune responses. Cellular cholesterol requirements are […]
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Facing Down Emerging Viruses

Imperial College London
The  Ebola epidemic in West Africa has highlighted the threat of newly emerged viral infections. Michal Barski discusses why and […]
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Cancer stem cells in squamous cell carcinoma switch between two distinct phenotypes

Queen Mary, University of London
Cancer stem cells (CSC) that maintain and initiate tumors have also been implicated in invasion and metastasis, but whether EMT […]
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The Resolution of Inflammation

Barts and the London
Mauro Perretti and his research team pioneered the concept that acute inflammation resolves, naturally, by the engagement of endogenous mediators […]
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Reflecting On The End Of The Ebola Epidemic

Queen Mary University of London
John Oxford discusses the origins of the 2014 Ebola epidemic, the index case, investigation and identification of the Ebola virus.
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Cell-line authentication: End the scandal of false cell lines

University College London
Cell-line misidentification is a continuing problem, with an estimated 15% or more of human cell lines not being derived from […]
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