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Study Reveals Mechanism by Which Vitamin D Reduces Inflammation Caused by Immune Cells

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Scientists recently gained insights into how vitamin D functions to reduce inflammation caused by immune cells that might be relevant to the responses during severe COVID-19. In a study jointly published by Purdue University and the National Institutes of Health, scientists do just that.

Majid Kazemian, assistant professor in the departments of Computer Science and Biochemistry at Purdue University, was co-lead author of the highly collaborative study, along with Dr. Behdad Afzali, chief of the Immunoregulation Section of the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.

Previous studies have ...