POSTS TAGGED AS immune response

Prospects for an Anticancer Vaccine

October 17, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cytotoxic CD8+ T-cells recognizing cancer cells by receptor binding neoantigens
“Deep-learning technology developed by a team of Johns Hopkins engineers and [MORE]

mRNA “Vaccine” for Melanoma

October 10, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanocarrier-Based Drug Delivery for Melanoma Therapeutics
From researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine (NYC): “The treatment is called CATCH, which [MORE]

How Patient Age, Vector Dose, and Immune Response Figure in Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

August 8, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene editing therapy for DMD
“Based on the finding, the researchers [Sarepta Therapeutics] identified a need for more data on the [MORE]

Graphene and the Microbiome

February 14, 2023 | | Posted in Newsletter

Graphene oxide influences gut microbiome and immune system interactions
“The gut microbiome produces metabolites that interact with the aryl hydrocarbon receptor [MORE]

Ominous Evolution of SARS-CoV-2

December 13, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

As Omicron mutates wildly the virus shows first signs of convergent evolution
“These mutations all seemed to be converging in a [MORE]

Keeping Transplantable Organs Viable

August 9, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

A new storage technique could vastly expand the number of livers available
“A patient who received a donated liver that had [MORE]

A Microgel that Induces Immune Acceptance of Implanted Islet Cells

July 26, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Microgel that Induces Immune Acceptance of Implanted Islet Cells
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and collaborators report “. . . a [MORE]

UC San Francisco’s Implantable Artificial Kidney

November 30, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioartificial prototype aces lab tests, could replace dialysis
“For UCSF’s Kidney Project, the team developed a bioartificial kidney that could be [MORE]

The Problem of Scar Formation

August 10, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

The Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory had been deciphering the molecular phenomena of species since 1898, and besides its well-known [MORE]

Urine Test for Asthma

March 23, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Urine testing for asthma
Using mass spectrometry, a research group headed at the Karolinska Institutet has been able to sort out [MORE]

tRNA Role in Stroke Cases

March 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Transfer RNA has a crucial role in regulating immune response related to stroke.  Researchers at Goethe University in Frankfurt conclude:  [MORE]

mRNA Vaccine for Multiple Sclerosis?

March 9, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

mRNA Vaccines
The long-term significance of the COVID-19 vaccines may be greater than stopping the pandemic—great as that is.  mRNA technology [MORE]

Drug Loaded Nanoparticles Specific for Cancer Cells

February 16, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Drug loaded nanoparticles dissolve in cancer cells
Ludwig Maximilian University (Munich) “researchers developed new nanoparticles that only release their drugs inside [MORE]

Platelets in a Cytokine Storm

July 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Platelets fuel inflammasome activation
Platelets are necessary blood cells that staunch bleeding, but according to researchers at the University of Bonn, [MORE]