News Bureau

Research News Campus News About

blog navigation

News Bureau - Research

blog posts

  • T-cells infiltrate brain, cause respiratory distress in condition affecting the immunocompromised

    Professor Makoto Inoue stands outside wearing a dark grey suit.

    The pulmonary distress associated with C-IRIS, an inflammatory condition that can affect immunocompromised patients, is caused not by damage to the lungs but by T-cells infiltrating the brain, University of Illinois researchers found. Comparative biosciences professor Makoto Inoue led the team.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


blog posts

  • Editor’s notes: To reach Makoto Inoue, email
    The paper “T-cell infiltration into the brain triggers pulmonary dysfunction in murine Cryptococcus-associated IRIS” is available online
    DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-39518-x