Individuals carrying variants of a gene involved in controlling the immune response are prone to infection
Scientists at A*STAR are taking a diversified approach to combating dengue fever, an infectious tropical disease that is fast becoming a major global threat to health and the economy.
Immune cells infected by the dengue virus play a key role in fighting against viral growth
Genomic analysis reveals risk factors that offer insights into the pathology of the leprosy bacterium
A ‘whole parasite’ strategy could lead to a vaccine for one of the world’s deadliest diseases
Drugs that selectively target pre-symptomatic, liver-stage malarial infection could ultimately help thwart this deadly disease.
Subtle sequence changes determine whether a common gene regulatory sequence acts as an ‘on’ or ‘off’ switch
Genetic evidence reveals that an enzyme that deactivates signaling pathways is associated with inflammation and cancer
An antibody that selectively kills off undifferentiated stem cells may improve their clinical usefulness