21 February 2018
It's a popular time for immunology in the news! On BBC Radio 4 Inside Health, Dr Mark Porter spoke to BSI members Professor Arne Akbar and Dr Emma Chambers about their work looking at how our immune systems change as we age. They discussed how these changes impact on vaccine effectiveness, in particular focusing on the flu vaccine, and look at what avenues immunology research is pursuing to counteract this.
UK readers can listen to the full interview via the BBC iPlayer. The interview can be found 9 mins, 50 secs into recording.