Research Centers

Research Centers

La Jolla Institute is home to two research centers and numerous research concentrations that are on the leading edge of tomorrow’s medical treatments. These centers focus the efforts of collaborative groups of researchers on defined areas of inquiry, to accelerate progress toward the development of new treatments and vaccines to prevent and cure type 1 diabetes, cancer and infectious disease.

From The Lab

Aug 7, 2020 // National Geographic

Why antibodies may not be the key to beating coronavirus

Worries over waning antibodies may be overblown, as growing evidence shows a role for T cells in the coronavirus immune response.
Aug 6, 2020 // The New York Times

The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It

Some people carry immune cells called T cells that can capitalize on the virus’s resemblance to other members of its family tree.
Aug 5, 2020 // The Atlantic

Immunology Is Where Intuition Goes to Die

Which is too bad because we really need to understand how the immune system reacts to the coronavirus.
Aug 5, 2020 // The San Diego Union-Tribune

Common cold viruses can spark response against the coronavirus, San Diego scientists report

Some people who’ve never been exposed to the novel coronavirus may have protection against it, but that is far from certain
Aug 5, 2020 // Reuters

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk; exposure to common cold may limit disease severity

Convalescent plasma lowers COVID-19 death risk