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Tuesday May 06, 2014

The World Health Organization has declared an international public health emergency for polio. The polio virus is spreading and ten countries are now vulnerable. This is an urgent call for the international community to redouble our efforts and finally eradicate polio. You can help make it happen: buy mum a pack of 200 polio vaccines for Mother's Day. http://www.unicef.org.au/Charity-Gifts/polio-vaccine.aspx
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Monday April 07, 2014

Established in 2005 by the European Federation of Immunological Societies (EFIS), the success of Day of Immunology led to it being celebrated worldwide since 2007. Under the auspices of the Australasian Society for Immunology (ASI) , Day of Immunology has been celebrated in Australia since 2009. Day of Immunology events in Melbourne and Geelong Register for the public lecture -Melbourne  Book a discovery tour - Melbourne, Geelong Book A 2014 Influenza Vaccination - only $10 Chat with immunologists over a coffee and biscuits about the science of vaccination at the ...
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Friday April 04, 2014

Vaccines to prevent leishmaniasis Rajiv Kumar and Christian Engwerda Clin Trans Immunol 3: e13; doi:10.1038/cti.2014.4 Abstract | Full Text | PDF Subject Category: Immunotherapy Clinical immune-monitoring strategies for predicting infection risk in solid organ transplantation Mario Fernández-Ruiz, Deepali Kumar and Atul Humar Clin Trans Immunol 3: e12; doi:10.1038/cti.2014.3 Abstract | Full Text | PDF Subject Category: Infection and immunity Accelerating immune reconstitution after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Ifigeneia Tzannou and Ann M Leen Clin Trans Immunol 3: e11; doi:10.1038/cti.2014.2 Abstract | Full Text | PDF Subject Category: Immunotherapy Welcome to Clinical & Translational Immunology * Online ...
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Monday April 22, 2013

World leading immunologists will discuss what happens when the body's defences turn against us in Melbourne this month as part of International Day of Immunology. Normally, the immune system protects the body from foreign material like germs; however, sometime this process is flawed and our own cells are targeted causing problems from allergies to autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis and Coeliac disease. Read here
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Friday April 20, 2012

The life-saving work of researchers who explore our immune system to develop vaccines and fight diseases like HIV will be recognised as part of International Day of Immunology celebrations. A series of public events in Melbourne next week will highlight the importance of this field of medical research to the public and the advances in immunology that Melbourne researchers continue to make. Read here
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