Contributions


Overview

We have asked a number of colleagues, national and international experts to provide us with guest articles on different areas of Immunology that we hope will be of interest to you. You will be able to either read these articles online, or download at your leisure.

Immune evasion strategies of malarial infection

Malaria causes between 300 million and 500 million clinical episodes worldwide and 0.5 million to 3 million deaths annually, disproportionally affecting immune naïve children under the age of 5 years …

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Cellular signaling – immune system communication

Cells are in constant communication within the immune system – this ensures that there is a coordinated and well-regulated response. Often, dysfunction within the immune system (as well as malignancies…

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What are the differences between the paediatric and adult immune systems?

It is a well–known medical maxim that “children are more than just small adults” and nowhere is this more relevant than in the paediatric immune system. We know that babies are susceptible in their…

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International Union of Immunological SocietiesUniversity of South AfricaInstitute of Infectious Disease and Molecular MedicineScience Education PrizesElizabeth Glazer Pediatric Aids FoundationAlere