Immune Matters Magazine

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Letter from the President

Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.D., President & Chief Scientific Officer La Jolla Institute for Immunology

When Friend Becomes Foe

Inside the body’s defense system and how it goes haywire in autoimmune diseases

Up and Coming: Julie Burel, Ph.D.

A scientist abroad: LJI postdoctoral researcher Julie Burel is changing the way we think about infectious disease

Q&A with Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci.

Throughout his career, Alessandro Sette, Dr. Biol. Sci., has been on a quest to define and understand what the immune system really sees and how it helps shape the resulting immune response.

Building a world-class imaging facility

When renowned structural immunologist Erica Ollmann Saphire, Ph.D., joined La Jolla Institute, she had a singular vision: to bring the most important new approach in molecular imaging to La Jolla Institute.

A Day at the Races

La Jolla Institute for Immunology hosted their inaugural Day at the Races event at the Del Mar Turf Club’s il Palio Restaurant on August 2, 2019.

Cutting-Edge Science and Chocolates

Jim and Tanya Shaffer hosted an intimate garden party for friends and supporters of La Jolla Institute for Immunology at their home on Sunday, September 15, 2019.

Patient takes charge of his treatment path and partners with LJI researchers to create a fully personalized cancer vaccine

Considering that Stephen Aldrich was diagnosed with a swift-moving terminal cancer in early 2017, the 63-year-old Vermont resident should not be alive today.

Donors endow SPARK Program to fund innovative research by Institute’s young scientists

Some of the most exciting and potentially life-saving immunology research never sees the light of day because it lies only in the imaginations of young scientists who have no path to develop their innovative ideas.

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