Oncology & Cancer

How immune cells in the tumor microenvironment make things worse

Cells from the immune system called CD4+ regulatory T cells, or simply Treg, are linked to tumor prognosis: the more Treg cells present in a tumor, the worst the prognosis. We know from previous research studies that Treg ...

Medical research

Programming synthetic exosomes to optimize wound healing

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Medical Research in Heidelberg and colleagues at the DWI Leibniz Institute for Interactive Materials in Aachen have engineered synthetic exosomes that regulate cellular signaling ...

Medical research

Scientists develop 'CATCHER' for crucial biomarkers

Tiny genetic markers, circulating in the blood, have shown great promise in diagnosing and treating disease. Yet identifying and harvesting these extracellular vesicles (EVs) have been a major challenge for science.

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