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An Update on SMI Member Ruslan Medzhitov

In 2012 the SMI Board nominated SMI member Ruslan Medzhitov for the inaugural Else Kröner Fresenius Immunology Award. A scientific jury organized by the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) considered 45 nominees and selected Dr. Medzhitov for his pioneering contributions to understanding innate immunity. A news story published in Lancet in 2013 tells […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Categories: 2014, News||0 Comments

Models of Oral and Vaginal Candidiasis based on in vitro

Models of Oral and Vaginal Candidiasis Based on in vitro Reconstituted Human Epithelia

Schaller M, Zakikhany K, Naglik JR, Weindl G, Hube B: Models of oral and vaginal candidiasis based on in vitro reconstituted human epithelia. Nature protocols 2006, 1(6):2767-2773.

This protocol describes the setup, maintenance and characteristics of models of epithelial Candida infections based on […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Genitourinary Tract, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Analysis of Murine Lamina Propria Mononuclear Cells

Isolation and Subsequent Analysis of Murine Lamina Propria Mononuclear Cells from Colonic Tissue

Weigmann B, Tubbe I, Seidel D, Nicolaev A, Becker C, Neurath MF: Isolation and subsequent analysis of murine lamina propria mononuclear cells from colonic tissue. Nature protocols 2007, 2(10):2307-2311.

Studies on colonic cells in the lamina propria (LP) of mine are important for […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Optimization of Murine Small Intestine Leukocyte Isolation

Optimization of Murine Small Intestine Leukocyte Isolation for Global Immune Phenotype Analysis

Andrew W. Goodyear, Ajay Kumar, Steven Dow, Elizabeth P. Ryan. Optimization of murine small intestine leukocyte isolation for global immune phenotype analysis. Journal of Immunological Methods 405 (2014) 97–108.

New efforts to understand complex interactions between diet, gut microbiota, and intestinal immunity emphasize the […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Immunological Changes in IL-10-Deficient Mice

New Insights into the Immunological Changes in IL-10-Deficient Mice during the Course of Spontaneous Inflammation in the Gut Mucosa

Gomes-Santos AC, Moreira TG, Castro-Junior AB, Horta BC, Lemos L, Cruz DN, Guimarães MA, Cara DC, McCafferty DM, Faria AM. New insights into the immunological changes in IL-10-deficient mice during the course of spontaneous inflammation in […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Differential Effects of Rapamycin and Dexamethasone

Differential Effects of Rapamycin and Dexamethasone in Mouse Models of Established Allergic Asthma

Mushaben EM, Brandt EB, Hershey GK, Le Cras TD. Differential effects of rapamycin and dexamethasone in mouse models of established allergic asthma. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e54426. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054426. Epub 2013 Jan 17.

The mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) plays an important role in cell […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Protocols, Publications, Respiratory System||0 Comments

Oral Delivery of Protein Complement Inhibitor

A Novel Protocol Allowing Oral Delivery of a Protein Complement Inhibitor that Subsequently Targets to Inflamed Colon Mucosa and Ameliorates Murine Colitis

Elvington, M; Blichmann, P; Qiao, F; Scheiber, M; Wadsworth, C; et al. A novel protocol allowing oral delivery of a protein complement inhibitor that subsequently targets to inflamed colon mucosa and ameliorates murine […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Isolation of T Cells from the Gut

Isolation of T Cells from the Gut

Sonja Reissig , Christopher Hackenbruch , and Nadine Hövelmeyer. Isolation of T Cells from the Gut. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4939-1212-4_3,  Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014. 

The lymphocytes of epithelial and lamina proprial compartments of the intestine are phenotypically and functionally distinct and serve a wide range of functions in the […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy for in vivo Imaging

Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy and Narrow-band Imaging-aided Endoscopy for in vivo Imaging of Colitis and Colon Cancer in Mice

Waldner MJ, Wirtz S, Neufert C, Becker C, Neurath MF: Confocal laser endomicroscopy and narrow-band imaging-aided endoscopy for in vivo imaging of colitis and colon cancer in mice. Nature protocols 2011, 6(9):1471-1481.

New endoscopic techniques such as narrow-band […]

By |October 29th, 2014|Categories: Gastrointestinal System, Protocols, Publications||0 Comments

EMIG 2014 Poster Prize Winners Announced

Congratulations to Isabella Dotti (IDIBAPS, Barcelona) and Lars Vereecke (Ghent University, Ghent). They each received a European Mucosal Immunology Group (EMIG) 2014 poster prize sponsored by Nature Publishing Group and the SMI consisting of $200 and 1 year of membership in the SMI.

Congratulations Isabella and Lars!

 

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: 2014, News||0 Comments