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Microbiology and immunology

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Gut Feeling

| James Strachan

Can the microbiome predict the likelihood of chemotherapy side effects?

Outside the Lab Biochemistry and molecular biology

Molecules Against Microbes

| Gunjot Rana, Sherry Dunbar

As molecular diagnostic methods evolve, so does our approach to microbial testing

Outside the Lab Profession

A Light in the Darkness

| Marta Cohen

After the loss of an infant or child, uncovering the cause of death can be difficult

Subspecialties Forensics

A Simpler System

| Jaume Ordi

Minimally invasive autopsies can improve death investigation in resource-limited settings

Subspecialties Clinical care

When Minutes Matter

| Michael Schubert

New tests can speed sepsis diagnosis, ensuring patients get the right treatment fast

Subspecialties Bioinformatics

Creating an Immune Inventory

| Roisin McGuigan

An EHR-derived phenotypic disease catalog allows replication of decades of work on HLAs

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

Inside Intestinal Disease

| Sheena Cruickshank

How can gut mucus microbiota lead to earlier diagnosis, or even prediction, of IBD?

Subspecialties Microbiology and immunology

The ABCs of Autoimmunity

| Michael Schubert

A unique type of B cell appears to play a role in the development of autoimmune disorders

Subspecialties Clinical care

Cracking a Cold Case

| Roisin McGuigan

A 30-year-old medical puzzle leads researchers to develop a new molecular therapy

Subspecialties Genetics and epigenetics

Metabolic Mystery Revealed

| Michael Schubert

A genome-wide study shows that anorexia isn't purely psychiatric: metabolic factors also play a role

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