Kiyoshi Takeda

Dr. Takeda, M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Osaka University, has been studying the intestinal immune system, which maintains homeostasis by discriminating between invasive pathogens and non-pathogenic environmental factors. A recent findings by his lab regarding colonic immunoglobulin A-secreting cells, were interesting in that it revealed a role of a lymphoid tissue in the appendix. He was selected as one of the “Highly Cited Researchers” by Thomson Reuters CO, USA.

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The Immune System: New Developments in Research - Part 1 (edX)

Basic principles of immunology including the latest topics leading to novel therapeutic approaches. This course will provide fundamental knowledge in immunology as well as some advanced topics from cutting-edge research results, such as cancer immunotherapy and novel vaccine development. Immunity is the body’s system of protection from attack by pathogens [...]