39 episodes

A podcast about the body's defenders against disease.

Immune Vincent Racaniello

    • Life Sciences
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

A podcast about the body's defenders against disease.

    A Tonka Truck full of salt

    A Tonka Truck full of salt

    Immune catches up on COVID listener email, including discussions about long-term COVID, cross-reactive memory to SARS-CoV-2, common mucosal surfaces, the risky business of peptide mega-pools, immunodominant epitopes and much more.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    COVID-19 and kids with Sallie Permar

    COVID-19 and kids with Sallie Permar

    Sallie joins Immune to discuss her career, emphasizing the importance of a good mentor and the ability to pivot, and her research, which has focused on mother to child transmission of infectious diseases including HIV/AIDS, CMV, and more recently, COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Black in Immuno

    Black in Immuno

    Alexis, Joel, Elaine, Justine, and Evonne join Immune to discuss their careers, their research, and a platform created by a collective of Black immunologists and allies aimed at amplifying, celebrating and supporting Black voices in immunology.

    • 2 hrs
    Aberrant immunity in COVID-19

    Aberrant immunity in COVID-19

    Immune describes the striking loss of germinal centers in lymph nodes and spleen in patients with severe COVID-19, providing an explanation for short-lived humoral immunity and limited somatic hypermutation of antibodies to SARS-CoV-2.

    • 1 hr 27 min
    SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

    SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

    Immune examines antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, including the relationship between severe COVID-19 and anti-spike antibodies, kinetics of production, and correlates of protection among coronaviruses.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Coronavirus cross-reacting T cells

    Coronavirus cross-reacting T cells

    Immune explains a study demonstrating T cells that react with SARS-CoV-2 epitopes in individuals who have never been infected with the virus, implying cross-reactivity with common cold coronaviruses.

    • 1 hr 26 min

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