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Imagine Life Without Disease

What would you do?

Every day, all of us here at LJI work toward Life Without Disease. The challenges we face are neither small nor trivial—but not impossible to overcome. What keeps us going is the promise of empowering people to live the life they want.

Infectious Disease Video #GivingTuesday

Outbreak Alert: Coronavirus

Within weeks of its discovery, a novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has spread to six continents and infected over 80,000 people.

When Friend Becomes Foe

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

Up and Coming: Somayeh Sabouri

There are many misconceptions about women in Iran—that they are seen but not heard, second-class citizens with limited educational opportunities. Nothing could be further from the truth. Seventy percent of Iran’s science and engineering students are women and they are a force to be reckoned with. Somayeh Sabouri, Ph.D., a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Matthias von Herrath’s lab, is one of them.