software, immunology
Cancer Immunotherapist
Cancer Immunotherapist
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 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 | Apr 1, 2015
Gut bacteria control tumor growth via the mammalian immune system.
Yvonne Saenger: Immunotherapy Pioneer
Yvonne Saenger: Immunotherapy Pioneer
Jef Akst | Apr 1, 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.
Fighting Allergy with Allergen
Fighting Allergy with Allergen
Kerry Grens | Feb 25, 2015
Babies who ate peanuts were less likely to develop an allergy to the food by the time they hit kindergarten, according to a new study.
Long-Lived Immunotherapy Stem Cells
Long-Lived Immunotherapy Stem Cells
Ruth Williams | Feb 4, 2015
Genetically modified T memory stem cells persist in patients for more than 10 years, and can differentiate into a variety of T cell types.
Stubbornly Persistent
Stubbornly Persistent
Mary Beth Aberlin | Feb 1, 2015
Microorganisms continually challenge our assumptions of what life can achieve.
B Cell Bosses
B Cell Bosses
Kate Yandell | Feb 1, 2015
Gut bacteria in mice spur regulatory B cells to differentiate and release an anti-inflammatory cytokine.
Viral Virtuosos
Viral Virtuosos
Christopher S. Sullivan | Feb 1, 2015
New understanding of noncoding RNAs may solve a long-standing puzzle about how viruses orchestrate lifelong infections.
 
Thanks for the Memories
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.