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Enhancing Vaccine Development
Wudan Yan | Jun 1, 2016
Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection
Cord Blood Cells Foretell Food Allergy
Amanda B. Keener | Jan 13, 2016
Scientists link an immune phenotype present at birth to the development of food allergies a year later.
Long-Lived Immune Memories
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 9, 2015
Two types of memory T cells can preserve immunological memories for more than a decade, a study shows.
Two-Faced Proteins May Tackle HIV Reservoirs
Amanda B. Keener | Oct 21, 2015
Researchers design antibody-like proteins to awaken and destroy HIV holdouts.
New Way to Edit Genes
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015
Researchers develop a more-efficient method for rewriting DNA that could hold therapeutic value for HIV and other diseases.
Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 8, 2015
Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.
Bacteria to Blame?
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 18, 2015
T cells activated in the microbe-dense gut can spark an autoimmune eye disease, a study shows.
The Spleen Collectors
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 1, 2015
Donated organs are helping researchers map out the immune system in humans.
CAR-T Therapies Get $1 Billion Boost
Bob Grant | Jul 1, 2015
The biotech firm Celgene inks a huge collaboration deal with Juno Therapeutics to develop and commercialize new cancer immunotherapies.
Jef Akst | May 4, 2015
Small molecules that mimic the T-cell surface receptor CD4 could expose the virus to antibody-based immune responses.