Researcher Finds Link Between Gut Microbes and Immune Disfunction

09/16/2013

“Asked about their immune system, most people might think of white blood cells, lymph glands or vaccines,” says Dr. Natalia Shulzhenko, assistant professor in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicne, Department of Biomedical Sciences. “They would be surprised that’s not where most of the action is. Our intestines contain more immune cells than the entire rest of our body.