Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists discover new T cells and genes related to immune disorders

Researchers led by Yasuhiro Murakawa at the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS) and Kyoto University in Japan and IFOM ETS in Italy have discovered several rare types of helper T cells that are associated ...

Immunology

The 'switch' that keeps the immune system from attacking the body

A microscopic battle rages in our bodies, as our cells constantly fend off invaders through our immune system: a complex system of cells and proteins designed to protect us from harmful pathogens. One of its central components ...

Immunology

Mysterious fats reprogram the memory of innate immune cells

Researchers at Radboudumc have unveiled a fascinating connection between sphingolipids, mysterious fats named after the "Sphinx," and the memory of cells from the innate immune system. This discovery provides new avenues ...

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