Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Oxygen responses of T cells alter protection against tuberculosis

In a new publication in Nature Communications, Martin Rottenberg and Ruining Liu, professor and Ph.D. student at the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology, explain how T cell protection against tuberculosis is ...

Neuroscience

When a task adds more steps, this circuit helps you notice

Life is full of processes to learn and then relearn when they become more elaborate. One day you log in to an app with just a password, then the next day you also need a code texted to you. One day you can just pop your favorite ...

Genetics

New method for genetic analysis of resting human immune cells

CD4+ T cells are important parts of the immune system and play a key role in defending the body against pathogens. As they possess a great variety of defense mechanisms against HIV in their resting state, they are infected ...

Medical research

Researchers identify muscle factor that controls fat metabolism

Metabolic diseases, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, have risen to epidemic proportions in the U.S. and occur in about 30 percent of the population. Skeletal muscle plays a prominent role in controlling the body's glucose ...

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