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(2017-09-15)Meningitis is an infection of the meninges, a layer of tissue surrounding the brain. In cases of pneumococcal meningitis (where the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae is the causat- ive agent) this causes severe inflammation, ...
(2017-10-01)In the past few years, interferon-induced transmembrane (IFITM) proteins have been identified as important antiviral factors. The current understanding of IFITMs suggests that they localise within distinct cellular ...
(2017-07-07)For over two decades, the study of genetics has been making significant progress towards understanding the causes of common disease. Across a wide range of complex disorders there have been hundreds of associated loci ...