Genetics

Epigenetics: Immunization is passed on to offspring

Does an infection also affect the immunization of subsequent generations? Researchers at Radboud University (Netherlands) have studied this together with the Universities of Bonn, Saarland (Germany), Lausanne (Switzerland) ...

Oncology & Cancer

Building stronger anti-cancer therapies with stem cells

Cancer therapies have seen great development over the decades. Radiotherapies and chemotherapies have saved countless lives, but the latest arsenal, adoptive cell therapies (ACT), has stirred most excitement. In ACT, cells ...

Neuroscience

Cleaning the brain after ischemic stroke

It's clear that taking out the trash is an essential process in maintaining a clean and tidy home. But did you know that your body has a similar process for waste removal in which damaged cells are "thrown out"? A research ...

Oncology & Cancer

High immunoscores may help some win the battle against cancer

Cancerous tumors are made up of many more components than just malignant cells from the tissue of origin. Immune cells can be recruited to the tumor site and form what is known as the tumor microenvironment. A subset of these ...