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Helminths & Immunity

  • Co-Evolution of Helminths and Immunity
    • Helminth influence on immunity, in general
    • Immune co-existence with helminths
      • Innate and adaptive immunity
    • Immune coordination of response to helminths
      • Recognition, tolerance and suppression
      • Immunosuppression, immune tolerance, physiological tolerance, modified TH2 response
  • Immunity and Helminth Influence in Multiple Tissues
  • Helminths and Autoimmunity: Inverse Association

Helminths & Immunity

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  • Intro 0:00
  • The Immune System 0:45
    • Innate Immune Response
    • Adaptive Immune Response
  • Autoimmunity and Helminth Infection 2:20
    • Endemic Type 1 Diabetes
    • Endemic Helminth Infections
  • Coevolution of Helminths and Immunity 4:43
    • Helminth Infections are a Driving Force in Shaping
    • Helminths Do Not Replicate in Human Host
    • Helminths are Able to Maintain a Co-existence With Immune System
    • Innate Immunity
    • Adaptive Immunity
  • Localized Impact of Helminth Infection 9:05
  • Immune Modulation of Helminth Infection 14:07
  • Helminths and Immune Response 15:55
    • Other Ways Helminths Facilitate Immune Response
  • Helminth Influence on Immunity 19:07
  • Types of Chronic Tissue Helminth Infection 22:04
    • Infected, Low Pathology - Develop Tolerance
    • Chronic Pathology
  • Pathogen Co-Existence and Immunity 23:29
  • Helminths and Autoimmunity in Mice 25:31
  • Summary of Helminths and Immunity 26:39
    • Hygiene Hypothesis
    • Driving Force in Shaping
    • Absence of Helminths and the Immune Tolerances
  • Example 1 28:10
  • Example 2 30:23