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Stanford Medicine Newswire Articles

  • Environment, not genes, plays starring role in human immune variation, study finds

    Improving gene-sequencing technologies have focused immunologists’ attention on the role of genes in diseases. But it appears the environment is an even greater factor in the human immune response.


  • In men, high testosterone can mean weakened immune response, study finds

    Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have linked high testosterone levels in men to a poor immune response to an influenza vaccine.


  • Immune systems of healthy adults ‘remember’ germs to which they’ve never been exposed, Stanford study finds


Stanford Medicine Magazine Articles

Fall 2014

How Mark Davis snared a gene and explained one of our immune system’s greatest mysteries

Summer 2011

Tapping the immune systems secrets

Scope Blog Posts

April 6, 2015

Frenemies: Chronic cytomegalovirus infection boosts flu vaccination efficacy (IF you’re young) 

January 15, 2015

In human defenses against disease, environment beats heredity, study of twins shows

November 10, 2014

Knight in lab: In days of yore, postdoc armed with quaint research tools found immunology's Holy Grail 

December 23, 2013

In men, a high testosterone count can mean a low immune response 

July 22, 2013

Best thing since sliced bread? A (potential) new diagnostic for celiac disease 

February 7, 2013

Deja Vu: Adults' immune systems "remember" microscopic monsters they've never seen before 

February 7, 2013

Deja Vu: Adults' immune systems "remember" microscopic monsters they've never seen before 

January 18, 2012

Immunology escapes from the mouse trap

July 22, 2011

Immunology meets infotech

April 11, 2011

Mice to men: Immunological research vaults into the 21st century