Latest Lymphocyte Stories
For the last 40 years, amphibian species around the world have been dying out. A type of chytrid fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, was identified in 1998 as causing skin infections in frogs. Since then, it has become recognized as a leading contributor to worldwide amphibian decline.
A new finding could lead to novel treatments to reduce bleeding in trauma and severe infections.
Women's immune systems age more slowly than men's, which may contribute to their longer average lifespans, according to new research published Wednesday in the journal Immunity & Ageing.
abs around the world, and a core group at Penn, have been studying recently described populations of immune cells called innate lymphoid cells (ILCs).
Currently, most white blood cell counts are performed with large-scale equipment in central clinical laboratories. But now engineers have developed a portable device to count white blood cells that needs less than a pinprick's worth of blood and takes just minutes to run.
Researchers from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center have found that engineered T cells have the ability to eradicate a certain type of acute leukemia.
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