• First contact : 

    Bermudez, Carla Jean (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2013)
    The innate immune system must react to a wide variety of foreign stimuli, only a relatively small proportion of which may be classified as harmful. The goal of this thesis was to investigate interactions between macrophages ...
  • Immunotherapy for autoimmune diabetes 

    Jain, Renu, 1979- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Type I diabetes (TID) is an autoimmune disorder wherein the insulin producing beta (Beta) cells of the pancreatic islets of Langerhans are destroyed specifically by the [Beta]-cell antigen specific T cells. Numerous ...