POSTS TAGGED AS immune system

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

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

The First 1 million Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplants

May 19, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Dr. E. Donnall Thomas
Interest in the possibility of transplanting bone marrow resulted from studies of atomic radiation—both bombs and reactor [MORE]

Regenerated Thymus

June 17, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Billed as “the world’s first regeneration of a living organ,” scientists in the University of Edinburgh’s Center for Regenerative Medicine, [MORE]

Immunologic Profiling

June 10, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Signature Degrees of Methylation in DNA
Infections elicit immune system responses with several kinds of leukocytes. Variation arises from both the [MORE]