Most Kids with MIS-C Report Few or No COVID-19 Symptoms: Study
Most Kids with MIS-C Report Few or No COVID-19 Symptoms: Study
A review of hundreds of cases finds that only a minority of patients noted being sick with a coronavirus infection prior to developing the severe inflammatory condition.
Most Kids with MIS-C Report Few or No COVID-19 Symptoms: Study
Most Kids with MIS-C Report Few or No COVID-19 Symptoms: Study

A review of hundreds of cases finds that only a minority of patients noted being sick with a coronavirus infection prior to developing the severe inflammatory condition.

A review of hundreds of cases finds that only a minority of patients noted being sick with a coronavirus infection prior to developing the severe inflammatory condition.

altruism, immunology
How Infectious Diseases Affect the Brain
How Infectious Diseases Affect the Brain
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 8, 2021
From a loss of taste to dementia, infectious agents cause an array of neurological symptoms.
Mysterious Immune Cells Change the Gut Lining to Accommodate Diet
Mysterious Immune Cells Change the Gut Lining to Accommodate Diet
Stephanie Melchor | Apr 6, 2021
A study shows gamma-delta T cells in mice respond to shifts in nutrients by changing the cellular composition of the intestinal epithelium.
Scientists Reverse Engineer mRNA Sequence of Moderna Vaccine
Scientists Reverse Engineer mRNA Sequence of Moderna Vaccine
Lisa Winter | Apr 6, 2021
Stanford University researchers determined the code from spare drops in discarded vials of the COVID-19 vaccine and published it on GitHub.
Delivery of Oncolytic Immunotherapy by MSCs Enhances CAR-T Cell Anti-Tumor Activity
Delivery of Oncolytic Immunotherapy by MSCs Enhances CAR-T Cell Anti-Tumor Activity
The Scientist Creative Services Team in Collaboration with IsoPlexis | Apr 5, 2021
Katie McKenna will discuss how oncolytic viral therapy enhances CAR-T cell killing of cancer cells.
Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
Cancer Vaccines: Raising a T Cell Army
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Apr 1, 2021
Vaccines against various forms of cancer prime the immune system to attack.
Contributors
Contributors
Asher Jones, Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2021
Meet some of the people featured in the April 2021 issue of The Scientist.
“Rogue” Protein Could Contribute to Humans’ High Cancer Rates
“Rogue” Protein Could Contribute to Humans’ High Cancer Rates
Asher Jones | Apr 1, 2021
A mutant protein called Siglec-XII may promote carcinoma progression in humans, but inactivation of its gene seems to avoid the problem, according to a study.
Bisrat Debeb Models How Cancer Spreads to the Brain
Bisrat Debeb Models How Cancer Spreads to the Brain
Catherine Offord | Apr 1, 2021
From his student days in veterinary medicine in Ethiopia to running a lab on metastasis at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Debeb has a passion for understanding how living things work.
Obesity-Linked Gut Bacteria May Worsen Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Obesity-Linked Gut Bacteria May Worsen Graft-Versus-Host Disease
Asher Jones | Apr 1, 2021
Altered gut microbiome composition in obese mice and human patients is linked with severity of disease after bone marrow transplantation, a study found.