research misconduct, immunology
Llamas as Lab Rats
Llamas as Lab Rats
Jenny Rood | Apr 30, 2015
From diagnostics to vaccines, llama antibodies point to new directions in HIV research.
Defeating the Virus
Defeating the Virus
Wayne C. Koff | Apr 30, 2015
Recent discoveries are spurring a renaissance in HIV vaccine research and development.
Protein Spurs T-Cell Proliferation
Protein Spurs T-Cell Proliferation
Jef Akst | Apr 17, 2015
A newly discovered protein promotes immunity to viruses and cancer by triggering the production of cytotoxic T cells.
Organ Engineer Cleared of Some Misconduct Charges
Organ Engineer Cleared of Some Misconduct Charges
Bob Grant | Apr 16, 2015
An investigation has found the thoracic surgeon who transplanted artificial tracheae into patients not guilty of overhyping his research.
Studying Ebola Survivors
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. 
Cancer Immunotherapist
Cancer Immunotherapist
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
Scientist to Watch Yvonne Saenger explains recent advances in using biomarkers to identify cancer patients who might benefit most from immunotherapy.
Manipulative Microbiomes
Manipulative Microbiomes
Jenny Rood | Mar 31, 2015
Gut bacteria control tumor growth via the mammalian immune system.
Yvonne Saenger: Immunotherapy Pioneer
Yvonne Saenger: Immunotherapy Pioneer
Jef Akst | Mar 31, 2015
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Columbia University. Age: 41
T Cells of the Skin
T Cells of the Skin
Ruth Williams | Mar 18, 2015
A census of adaptive immune system components in human skin reveals a variety of resident and traveling memory T cells.
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
HIV Scientist Pleads Guilty to Fraud
Bob Grant | Feb 26, 2015
A former Iowa State University researcher faces up to 10 years in prison for faking data involving a study of an HIV vaccine.