The Goronzy Lab  

The Goronzy Lab

We are looking to recruit healthy individuals between the ages of 25 and 85 for a variety of studies. You can contact us for more details.

Safeguarding the Human Immune System During Aging

The Goronzy lab is interested in understanding how a functional immune system is maintained with age, despite failing regenerative capacity and accumulating impacts by challenges from exogenous and latent infections. We study mechanisms, at the system as well as the single cell level, that contribute to declining immunity and to the higher frequency of some autoimmune diseases with age. We primarily work with human blood specimens or cell lines. Ultimately, we are trying to identify molecular pathways that can be targeted to improve immune function in advanced age.

For more details, see Current Projects.

                                                                     SCOPE BLOG:

      And one for the road: Why a single shot may not (always) be enough to stave off shingles


              Found: A molecule mediating memory meltdown in aging immune systems


     Our aging immune systems are still in business, but increasingly thrown out of balance


                                         How to amp up an aging immune response?



                                            The biggest killer of them all: Inflammaging


  Faulty DNA repair makes for old, crotchety immune cells; triggers inflammatory disease


                                        Autoimmunity and cancer: Flip sides of the same?


                                         More Goronzy Lab SCOPE blogs

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