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Salt and Immunity

June 2, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fast food meals affects macrophages
Sodium chloride is a simple substance, but inside the human body its effect is by no [MORE]

Cell Atlas of the Thymus

May 26, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mapping thymus gland tissue through the life span
It wasn’t long ago that the two-lobed thymus gland, located in the chest [MORE]

Free Radicals in Salt Sensitive Hypertension

May 19, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Free radicals from immune cells cause salt-sensitive hypertension
Salt sensitive hypertension has a complicated physiology—perhaps arising in the kidney, the brain, [MORE]

Computational Modeling for Cancer Treatments

November 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Immune tumor interaction
A collaboration between the Argonne National Laboratory and three university partners proposes that computational modeling of the immune [MORE]

Post-Surgical Gel Prevents Tumor Recurrence

January 15, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Post-surgery healing gel
A collaboration between researchers at UCLA, UNC and two Chinese universities has “developed an in situ formed immunotherapeutic [MORE]

Synthetic T Cells

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

T Cells
According to this piece, researchers at UCLA’s dental school were able to create soft, flexible microparticles that mimic functional [MORE]

Precision Lab Pathology for Targeted Therapies

January 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medical Laboratory Scientist US NIH
In the past three years, 25 new drugs have been FDA approved which target specific genetic [MORE]

Odors of Disease and Immune Response

December 12, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Electronic Nose
Alexander Graham Bell had an interesting observation: “If you are ambitious to find a new science, measure a smell.” [MORE]

Graphene Augmented Nanofiber Scaffolds Show New Cell Behaviors

November 29, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Key to regenerative medicine is creating a conducive environment for cell behavior, and that environment begins with a proper scaffold [MORE]

Universal Flu Vaccine

December 22, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D Model of Influenza with Hemagglutinin
Last year’s influenza vaccine in the US was only 19% effective. The reason for that [MORE]

Monitoring the Immune System Noninvasively

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Leukometer
Patients undergoing anticancer chemotherapy need frequent blood monitoring to see if the drugs are killing off more white blood cells [MORE]

How the Brain and Immune System Connect

August 11, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Old and New Lymphatic System Map
The central nervous system does not present lymphatic vessels, or so neuroanatomists have thought at [MORE]

The Geometry of Medical Implants

July 28, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sphere-Shaped Medical Implants
In studying how to design pancreatic islet cells encapsulated in alginate, for treating Type 1 diabetes, scientists at [MORE]

Nanoparticles of Chlorophyll, Phospholipid and Cobalt

June 9, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles
Nanoparticles are becoming increasingly useful in both imaging and therapy. This piece reports on a process developed at the University [MORE]