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Culprit for Antibody Blockade Identified
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 21, 2016
Type I interferon organizes several immune mechanisms to suppress B cell responses to a chronic viral infection.
Enhancing Vaccine Development
Wudan Yan | Jun 1, 2016
Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection
When the Flu Vax Fails
Jef Akst | Dec 16, 2015
The status of a person’s immune system can predict when a seasonal flu vaccination will not provide sufficient protection, according to a study.
B Cells Can Drive Inflammation in MS
Anna Azvolinsky | Oct 21, 2015
Researchers identify a subset of proinflammatory cytokine-producing B cells that may spark multiple sclerosis-related inflammation.
Studying Ebola Survivors
Amanda B. Keener | Apr 6, 2015
A scientist jumps at the chance to study the blood of four Ebola survivors to better understand how the immune system responds to the deadly virus.
Thanks for the Memories
Ruth Williams | Feb 1, 2015
B and T cells may be the memory masters of the immune system, but research reveals that other cells can be primed by pathogens, too.
Accelerating Antibody Discovery
Nicholette Zeliadt | May 1, 2014
Techniques for faster discovery and isolation of human monoclonal antibodies
Tumor-Targeting T Cells Engineered
Chris Palmer | Aug 11, 2013
Scientists genetically modify T cells derived from pluripotent stem cells to attack lymphatic tumors.
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 1, 2012
Editor's choice in immunology
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2011
Philippa “Pippa” Marrack has made some unanticipated discoveries about how the immune system functions in health and disease.