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Immunized Cows Produce Anti-HIV Antibodies
Jef Akst | Jul 20, 2017
Cows injected with a protein that mimics HIV’s envelope make broadly neutralizing antibodies that inhibit multiple strains of the virus.
The Celiac Surge
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2017
A rapid increase in the global incidence of the condition has researchers scrambling to understand the causes of the trend, and cope with the consequences.
Infographic: Immune Irritation in the Gut
Catherine Offord | May 31, 2017
A look at how gluten affects patients with celiac disease
Experimental MERS Treatments Target Host Cell Receptor
Ashley Yeager | Mar 30, 2017
Researchers are searching for ways to prevent the coronavirus from attaching to DPP-4 receptors, blocking it from invading and replicating within host cells.
Antibody Therapy Targets Cancer Stem Cells: Study
Joshua A. Krisch | Mar 15, 2017
CT16 appears to eliminate cancer stem cells more effectively than radiation therapy in vitro and has shown promise in mice.
Unique Antibodies Open Path Toward New HIV Vaccines
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 27, 2017
A family of broadly neutralizing antibodies from a chronically infected donor provides a schematic for designing vaccines and treatments that target multiple strains of the virus.
Toward an Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease
Tanya Lewis | Jul 28, 2016
Targeting tau antibodies does not require effector function, researchers report.
Vaccines Protect Mice Against Zika Infection
Alison F. Takemura | Jun 29, 2016
Two different vaccines confer complete immunity for two months, researchers report.
Zika and Dengue Immunity: A Complex Relationship
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 28, 2016
Researchers examine the blood of people infected with dengue virus, finding a few Zika-neutralizing antibodies among mostly enhancing ones.
Antibody Maker Loses License Over Animal Welfare Violations
Jef Akst | May 23, 2016
The US Department of Agriculture orders Santa Cruz Biotechnology to pay a $3.5 million fine and to cease selling research antibodies.