Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets
Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets
Human natural killer cells, previously considered not to participate in adaptive immunity, remember viral antigens after initial exposures, according to a new study.
Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets
Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets

Human natural killer cells, previously considered not to participate in adaptive immunity, remember viral antigens after initial exposures, according to a new study.

Human natural killer cells, previously considered not to participate in adaptive immunity, remember viral antigens after initial exposures, according to a new study.

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Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Chia-Yi Hou | May 7, 2019
The cells, derived from induced pluripotent stem cells, are in testing as an immunotherapy for cancer patients with solid tumors.
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Catherine Offord | Dec 1, 2017
A single receptor on natural killer cells recognizes an amino acid sequence conserved across Zika, dengue, and related pathogens.
Cancer Be Damned
Cancer Be Damned
Bob Grant | Apr 1, 2016
Teenager Lauren Bendesky turned her cancer diagnosis on its head, using herself as a research subject to test potential therapies.