Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

T-cell abnormalities in severe COVID-19 cases

There is an idea within the coronavirus research field that there is some kind of T-cell abnormality in critically ill COVID-19 patients, but specific details have not yet been clarified. To shed light on the problem, a research ...

Medical research

How an egg cell's 'operating manual' sets the stage for fertility

Recently published work from Carnegie's Allan Spradling and Wanbao Niu revealed in unprecedented detail the genetic instructions immature egg cells go through step by step as they mature into functionality. Their findings ...

Immunology

Coronavirus: B cells and T cells explained

To get the upper hand on the coronavirus, we first need to understand how our immune system reacts to it. Understanding this will lead to better treatments, effective vaccines and knowing how near we are to herd immunity—and ...

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