Immune Rejection

Anti-viral rapid reaction force

After host cells have been attacked by a virus, they present parts of the pathogen on their surface. Thanks to these virus components, the killer cells patrolling in the body (CD8+ T lymphocytes) can recognise the infected ...

Dec 27, 2016
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Advanced lung cancer knocked out in clinical trial

A leading-edge immunotherapy clinical trial at UConn Health's Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center has packed a one-two punch, successfully controlling a patient's advanced lung cancer using the combined power ...

Dec 14, 2016
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Transplant rejection occurs when transplanted tissue is rejected by the recipient's immune system, which destroys the transplanted tissue. Transplant rejection can be lessened by determining the molecular similitude between donor and recipient and by use of immunosuppressant drugs after transplant.

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