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A team has engineered two stem cell lines into “synthetic T cells” that destroy breast cancer cells in vitro. 

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Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function

By | October 17, 2017

At low doses, resveratrol enhanced human T-cell activity in vitro, while at high doses it interfered with cell signaling. 

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Mice receiving the treatment produced their own monoclonal antibodies and survived infection with the life-threatening pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

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image: Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!

Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!

By | May 30, 2017

The fluid motions of a T cell’s microvilli, scanning their environment for antigens, are captured in 3-D and in real time.

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image: Infographic: Targeting Cancer Antigens

Infographic: Targeting Cancer Antigens

By | April 1, 2017

Neoantigens may serve as valuable targets for new immunotherapies.

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Enhancing Vaccine Development

By | June 1, 2016

Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection

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