Immunology at our core
Imagine if studying the disorder of the immune system in one disease could help us learn to treat other diseases. What if advances in our understanding of autoimmunity could lead to improvements in immunotherapy of cancers? The Bakar ImmunoX Initiative is that central place where insights and discoveries around one disease can help many. Where the efforts of a single research team have the potential to benefit the efforts of many others. And where tackling diseases becomes a team effort, one centered around a logical and relevant nexus: the immune system.
The Bakar ImmunoX Initiative is an ambitious, first-in-class program at UCSF that uses social engineering, state-of-the-art technologies and infrastructure, and a unique data-sharing model to support a community of researchers and clinicians as they work toward solutions together. By restructuring traditional research, we create opportunities for cross-fertilization of ideas, discoveries, and insights.