Dr. Abhinav Jha, Dr. Avanindra Kumar, Dr. Kailash Chandra Dash and Dr. Jay Kishore
The word immunity has kept interested the mankind for thousands of years. It is a biological term describing the state of having sufficient biological defenses to avoid infection & disease. Vertebrates possess an effective immune system preventing the invasion of bacteria, viruses & cancer cells. Immunity involves both specific and non-specific components. The immune system is amazingly complex consisting of network of cells, tissues & organs that work together to defend the body. Therefore, understanding the molecular & cellular mechanism of immunity & related diseases will help in improving our health.