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Advancing research, education, and collaboration in the field of mucosal immunology since 1987

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Featured Papers | 4/6/2021

Clonal expansion and activation of tissue-resident memory-like TH17 cells expressing GM-CSF in the lungs of patients with severe COVID-19

Single cell profiling of bronchoalveolar lavage samples from #COVID19 patients identifies TRM populations expressing IL-17 and GM-CSF that are associated with disease severity
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News & Newsletters | 3/22/2021

Exploiting albumin as a mucosal vaccine chaperone for robust generation of lung-resident memory T cells

A recent publication in Science Immunology by the laboratory of Darrell Irvine at Massachusetts Institute of Technology describes a new approach to mucosal vaccine development.
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Featured Papers | 2/8/2021

Prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) switch on macrophage tissue repair properties to promote intestinal epithelial barrier regeneration in inflammatory bowel disease

Here, the team of Prof Gianluca Matteoi from the KU Leuven, Belgium and Prof. Seung Hyeok Seok from the Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea describe a subset of prostaglandin recep...
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Why Join SMI?


Your SMI membership allows you to join a preeminent community of scientists and clinicians working together to advance the field of mucosal immunology and improve health worldwide. But it also comes with a host of benefits, such as:

  • Discounted event and conference registration
  • Exclusive networking, leadership, and training opportunities
  • Free job postings in the SMI career center Access to Mucosal Immunology, the premier journal in the field
  • Reduced page and color fees for papers submitted to Mucosal Immunology
  • Access to the SMI membership directory for connecting with colleagues
  • 20% off Principles of Mucosal Immunology, the official SMI textbook

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