toxic shock

T Cells That Drive Toxic Shock in Mice Identified
Ashley Yeager | Jun 20, 2017 | 3 min read
Overzealous activity by mucosa-associated invariant T (MAIT) cells in response to bacterial toxins can lead to illness instead of stopping it.
Immune to Failure
Karen Hopkin | Feb 1, 2013 | 9 min read
With dogged persistence and an unwillingness to entertain defeat, Bruce Beutler discovered a receptor that powers the innate immune response to infections—and earned his share of a Nobel Prize.