Our bodies are equipped with a sophisticated means of fighting off disease — the immune system, which includes white blood cells, certain proteins, and specialized organs throughout the body.
The immune system:
UPMC Department of Pathology researchers study the mechanisms of the immune system in order to understand why and how it functions.
If you're waiting for test results or have a question for your doctor, sign in to UPMC HealthTrak. HealthTrak is a secure, interactive tool that lets you manage your health online.
Learn how you can help us help others by supporting our pathology research.