Age-dependent regulation of type 2 immunity by dermal innate lymphoid cells [ 2013 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Dermal innate lymphoid cells in skin immunity

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Researchers: Prof Wolfgang Weninger (Principal investigator)

Brief description Type 2 immune responses are critical for the defense against worm infections, but can also cause allergic reactions. How type 2 immunity is regulated is poorly understood. The aim of this application is to define the function of a newly discovered skin immune cell population, dermal type 2 innate lymphoid cell, in cutaneous worm infections and allergies. We anticipate that our studies will aid in the development of strategies to prevent or treat skin allergies and parasitic infections.

Funding Amount $AUD 609,281.52

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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