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Immunology

John Cohen, MDCM, PhD


 
Is it possible to test high positive for autoimmune antibodies (i.e., TPO Ab) and not have an autoimmune disorder (i.e., autoimmune thyroiditis)?
How is it that isolated kids are more likely to get asthma than day care when you’re around more people exposed; then shouldn’t you be more likely to get it?
What's the difference between how the body fights a virus vs. harmful bacteria?
Why and how does the immune system makes mistakes? For instance, autoimmune diseases are caused by what?
Is celiac disease an autoimmune disease? If so, please describe it.
Why is the normal immune response not apparently effective in killing cancer?
Is high uric acid the test for an autoimmune system or what is it that indicates an autoimmune disease?