Research Areas

Research Areas

Our focus is immunology, because we believe that no other biomedical discipline has greater implications for human health than immunology. By unraveling the complexities of the immune system, LJI researchers are directly tackling an extraordinarily diverse array of diseases, which together account for more than two-thirds of all deaths in the U.S. each year. Such diseases include type 1 and type 2 diabetes, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, asthma, allergies, influenza, dengue fever and many other illnesses.

From The Lab

Aug 26, 2013 // San Diego Union Tribune

Study explains stability of the ecosystem within

Jul 1, 2013 // San Diego Union Tribune

Vitamin C may help IVF, stem cell quality, fight cancers

Jun 23, 2013

La Jolla Institute discovers new player critical to unleashing T cells against disease

Jun 16, 2013 // San Diego Union Tribune

Sickle cell drug begins phase 2 trials

Jun 12, 2013

New Sickle Cell Anemia Therapy advances to Phase II Clinical Trials