See the basic research related to, and informational pamphlets about the current COVID-19 pandemic from our faculty and students.
COVID-19, Vaccines and How They Work
View a presentation from Professor Tania Watts explaining the immunology of COVID-19 as well as information relating to the newly developed vaccines.
Recent Publications From Our Department
Abdullahi A, Knuth CM, et al. 2021. Adipose browning response to burn trauma is impaired with aging. Jci Insight. 6
Trotman-Grant AC, Mohtashami M, et al. 2021. DL4-mu beads induce T cell lineage differentiation from stem cells in a stromal cell-free system. Nature Communications. 12
Iturriaga C, Eiffler N, et al. 2021. A cluster randomized trial of interferon ss-1a for the reduction of transmission of SARS-Cov-2: protocol for the Containing Coronavirus Disease 19 trial (ConCorD-19). Bmc Infectious Diseases. 21
Smith LK, Fawaz K, et al. 2021. Galectin-9 regulates the threshold of B cell activation and autoimmunity. eLife. 10
Agache I, Akdis C, et al. . EAACI Biologicals Guidelines-Omalizumab for the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria in adults and in the paediatric population 12-17 years old. Allergy.
Nakatani K, Maehama T, et al. . Alantolactone is a natural product that potently inhibits YAP1/TAZ through promotion of reactive oxygen species accumulation. Cancer Science.
Wagner A, Wang C, et al. 2021. Metabolic modeling of single Th17 cells reveals regulators of autoimmunity. Cell. 184:4168-+
Whyte-Allman SK, Kaul R, et al. 2021. Regulation of ABC Drug Efflux Transporters in Human T-Cells Exposed to an HIV Pseudotype. Frontiers In Pharmacology. 12
McGillis L, Bronte-Tinkew DM, et al. 2021. Vitamin D deficiency enhances expression of autophagy-regulating miR-142-3p in mouse and involved IBD patient intestinal tissues. American Journal Of Physiology-gastrointestinal And Liver Physiology. 321:G171-G184
Rousseau RK, Szadkowski L, et al. 2021. Activation and gut-homing of peripheral T cells in HIV immunologic non-responders despite long term viral suppression. PLoS One. 16
Ceban F, Nogo D, et al. . Association Between Mood Disorders and Risk of COVID-19 Infection, Hospitalization, and Death A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Psychiatry.
Zhang CK, Wu LC, et al. 2021. Carbon Nanotubes: A Summary of Beneficial and Dangerous Aspects of an Increasingly Popular Group of Nanomaterials. Frontiers In Oncology. 11
Chan ML, Wu LC, et al. 2021. Blocking the GITR-GITRL pathway to overcome resistance to therapy in sarcomatoid malignant pleural mesothelioma. Communications Biology. 4
Lee JB, Khan DH, et al. 2021. Venetoclax enhances T cell-mediated antileukemic activity by increasing ROS production. Blood. 138:234-245
Grazziotin LR, Currie G, et al. 2021. Evaluation of Real-World Healthcare Resource Utilization and Associated Costs in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A Canadian Retrospective Cohort Study. Rheumatology And Therapy. 8:1303-1322
Cahill LS, Mercer GV, et al. . Doppler Ultrasound of the Fetal Descending Aorta An Objective Tool to Assess Placental Blood Flow Resistance in Pregnancies with Discordant Umbilical Arteries. Journal Of Ultrasound In Medicine.
Mortz CG, du Toit G, et al. . When and how to evaluate for immediate type food allergy in children with atopic dermatitis. Allergy.
Chandrakumar AA, Coyaud E, et al. 2021. Tankyrase regulates epithelial lumen formation via suppression of Rab11 GEFs. Journal Of Cell Biology. 220
Zhen YX, McGaha TL, et al. . The Akt-mTORC1 pathway mediates Axl receptor tyrosine kinase-induced mesangial cell proliferation. Journal Of Leukocyte Biology.
Lau SCM, Fares AF, et al. 2021. Subtypes of EGFR- and HER2-Mutant Metastatic NSCLC Influence Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors. Clinical Lung Cancer. 22:253-259
Bayer G, Ganobis CM, et al. 2021. Defined gut microbial communities: promising tools to understand and combat disease. Microbes And Infection. 23
Goyal S, Tsang DKL, et al. 2021. Sending signals - The microbiota's contribution to intestinal epithelial homeostasis. Microbes And Infection. 23
Kuypers M, Despot T, et al. 2021. Dirty mice join the immunologist's toolkit. Microbes And Infection. 23
Nathan NN, Philpott DJ, et al. 2021. The intestinal microbiota: from health to disease, and back. Microbes And Infection. 23
Wong MK, Barbulescu P, et al. 2021. Therapeutic interventions and mechanisms associated with gut microbiota-mediated modulation of immune checkpoint inhibitor responses. Microbes And Infection. 23
Brooks DG, Tishon A, et al. 2021. Prevention of CD8 T Cell Deletion during Chronic Viral Infection. Viruses-basel. 13
Barsac E, Herbozo CD, et al. 2021. Regulation and Functions of Protumoral Unconventional T Cells in Solid Tumors. Cancers. 13
Mukherjee T, Philpott DJ. 2021. gp130 blockade to NOD off Crohn's disease. Trends In Immunology. 42:551-553
Miyachi Y, Nishio M, et al. . TAZ inhibits acinar cell differentiation but promotes immature ductal cell proliferation in adult mouse salivary glands. Genes To Cells.
Jongstra-Bilen J, Tai K, et al. 2021. Role of myeloid-derived chemokine CCL5/RANTES at an early stage of atherosclerosis. Journal Of Molecular And Cellular Cardiology. 156:69-78
Patel PS, Vyravanathan S, et al. 2021. Strategic Training in Transdisciplinary Radiation Science for the 21st Century (STARS21): 15-Year Evaluation of an Innovative Research Training Program. International Journal Of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 110:656-666
Last Updated September 3, 2021