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malaria

Immune Cell Variations Contribute to Malaria Severity

At least 250 million people are infected with malaria every year, and about half a million of those die from the disease. A new...
genetic diseasevideo

Researchers Bring New Insight into Devastating Genetic Disease

A team of researchers from the National Institutes of Health and University of Manchester have uncovered new insights into a rare genetic disease, with...
vaccine

‘Exciting’ Discovery on Path to Develop New Type of Vaccine to...

Scientists at the University of Southampton have made a significant discovery in efforts to develop a vaccine against Zika, dengue and Hepatitis C viruses...
cancer

Scientists Discover the Engine That Powers Cancer-Killing NK Cells

Scientists have just discovered how the engine that powers cancer-killing cells functions. Crucially, their research also highlights how that engine is fuelled and that...
Innate Iymphoid cells

Better Profiling Our Immune Defenders

A family of cells key to the immune system’s frontline defenses has been described in greater detail than ever before. A*STAR researchers hope their...
leukemia

Tumor Cells Are Reprogrammed to Stimulate the Immune System to Combat...

Reprogramming tumor cells to make them produce a substance that stimulates the immune system to combat cancer is the strategy underlying a new treatment...
cancer progression

Singapore Scientists Discover New Pathways Leading to Cancer Progression

Scientists from A*STAR’s Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) and the Cancer Science Institute of Singapore (CSI Singapore) at the National University of Singapore came...
natural killer cells

Natural killer cells have a memory

Research teams at LMU Munich and Bonn University have decoded an autoimmune mechanism that enables so-called natural killer cells to attack chemically modified skin...
cancer therapy

Improving natural killer cancer therapy

Natural Killer (NK) cells are a type of white blood cell that specifically recognize and destroy tumor cells. For this reason, NK cell transfer therapy...