Developments in immunology allow for facial tumour treatment in tasmanian devils

  In a research paper published in March 2017 in the prestigious scientific journal Nature, an international group of immunologists lead by Cesar Tovar have announced an effective new therapy for treating tumours in Tasmanian devils (Sarcophilus harrisii) . The transmissible cancer, known simply as devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) was effectively treated following novel […]

Trinity scientists discover role of “protector” molecule that fights the common flu

A team of Trinity scientists, led by Assistant Professor in Immunology Dr Nigel Stevenson, have discovered a new property of the STAT3 molecule. Previously only known for its importance as a biomolecule fundamental to cell growth, the Trinity team have now found the molecule to be essential in fighting viral infections. The role of STAT3 […]

Trinity immunologists make breakthrough relating to vaccine immune-responses

A new adjuvant, key components in vaccines, called chitosan could pave the way for the future of vaccinations

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