Cannibal immune cells could offer new treatment path
A type of immune cell can cannibalise properties of other cells, potentially creating new targets for therapies and vaccines say University of Melbourne experts
Understanding the response of our immune system’s powerful army
New University of Melbourne research investigates why our immune systems can swing from cytokine storm to immune suppression fighting infections like COVID-19.
Why flu can be fatal
Infections like flu can 'paralyse' the immune system, making a secondary infection like pneumonia more likely, according to University of Melbourne research.