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What if we could engineer a liver or kidney from a patient's own stem cells?
In a study investigating immune response in cancer, researchers from Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla., and the University of South Florida have found that interaction between the immune system's antigen-specific CD4 T cells and myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) - cells that play a major role in cancer-related immune suppression - dramatically change the nature of MDSC-mediated suppression.
A new research report in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology (http://www.jleukbio.org) suggests that a woman's ovarian cycle plays an important role in her susceptibility to infection.
Vaccines with broader reach might be made by stimulating specialized immune cells to recognize foreign cell membrane proteins that are shared across bacterial species, say researchers from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in a report published online today in Immunity.
It is vital that the body's own immune system does not overreact.
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