The Yin and Yang of Helminths: What We Learned in Cape Town

Helminths are master manipulators of the host immune system, enabling them to evade immune responses and vaccination strategies to cause chronic, debilitating infection.  Yet at the same time, these immunomodulatory capabilities can temper inflammatory and autoimmune diseases in their hosts, and offer researchers new tools and approaches for drug development against many illnesses. This week at … Continue reading The Yin and Yang of Helminths: What We Learned in Cape Town