The Magazine for the University of Toronto Department of Immunology
Author: Lindsay Cho
Lindsay Cho is a MSc student in the Department of Immunology studying the role of endogenous danger signals in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases. Outside of grad school, she enjoys playing the violin and watching movies.
Cleanliness is overrated In 1989, British epidemiologist David P. Strachan reported a relationship between decreasing family size and increasing incidence of allergies in industrialized countries, suggesting that early exposure to...