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 4, 2020 // Cell

Exposure to common cold coronaviruses can teach the immune system to recognize SARS-CoV-2

Researchers caution: It is too soon to say whether pre-existing immune cell memory affects COVID-19 clinical outcomes
Aug 3, 2020

La Jolla Institute for Immunology Receives $1 Million from GHR Foundation in Support of COVID-19 Research

Jul 31, 2020 // Scientific American

Concerns about Waning COVID-19 Immunity Are Likely Overblown

The decline seen in some studies is normal, experts say. But scientists must wait to see whether infection confers long-term protection
Jul 31, 2020 // Discover Magazine

Can You Get COVID-19 Twice? Scientists Say It’s Too Early to Tell

Recovery from the virus seems to stimulate protective immunity, but there’s not enough data to determine how long that protection lasts.
Jul 22, 2020 // Vox

What scientists are learning about how long Covid-19 immunity lasts

Covid-19 antibody testing, long-term immunity, vaccines, herd immunity (and more!), explained.