“The whole mucosal immune system is so fascinating. It has to operate in an environment of extremes.”
Mucosal Immunology and IBD
A major area of research in our laboratory is the regulation of mucosal immunity. We have collaborated extensively with the
Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., and his team study T cells – white blood cells responsible for recognizing and responding to foreign invaders, such as microbes.
LA JOLLA, CA—The cornerstone of genetics is the loss-of-function experiment. In short, this means that to figure out what exactly
LJI researchers gain new understanding of how neutrophils latch onto vessel walls to protect from infection and clean up injured tissue
LA JOLLA, CA—As an arm of the innate immune system, white blood cells called neutrophils form the first line of
LA JOLLA, CA—Hilde Cheroutre, Ph.D., Professor and Division Head and Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., President and Chief Scientific Officer, have been