Integrated Department of Immunology

The Integrated Department of Immunology is fully devoted to research focused on molecular mechanisms operative in the immune system. Faculty in the department study questions as diverse as how the immune system is able to discriminate between self and non-self thus avoiding autoimmunity, to inter- and intracellular communication, to immunity to cancer and infectious agents, to the basis of immunosenescence. All of these processes are subject to genetic influences, and recognition of influential genes will inform personalization of medical intervention. Thus, our approaches address the impact of both nature and nurture on immune function and dysfunction.  


Research & Resources

  • Animal Models
  • Hematopoietic Cell Development
  • Autoimmunity
  • Vaccine Development
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Signaling and Gene Regulation
  • Innate Immunity, Inflammation, and Infectious Disease
  • Immunodeficiency, Aging & Stem Cells
  • Asthma, Allergy and Immunology of the Lung
  • Survival and Apoptosis

For more information about the Integrated Department of Immunology's research, visit the University of Colorado Denver website.

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