Immunity, Inflammation, Infection, and Transplantation (I3T) Research Theme
"It is becoming apparent that the immune system is involved in nearly every disease. Investigators in the I3T Research Theme at UCLA aim to define how the immune system functions in healthy individuals, and how the immune system is altered in disease. Once we fully understand the “rules” of the immune system, then we can harness the immune system therapeutically to cure disease.”
1 in 6
Did you know that 1-in-6 cancers are caused by a preventable infection? From viruses such as hepatitis, HPV and HIV—to bacterial infections.
The U.S. census has projected a nearly 90% increase in the number of persons aged 65 or more in the next 20 years who will need a transplant?