Immunology

Innate lymphoid cells regenerate within lung

The immune system is equipped with numerous cell types that effectively fight the various pathogens, humans can encounter during their lives. T cells, for example, have a receptor through which they can specifically recognize ...

Oncology & Cancer

First man cured of HIV dies of cancer: charity

The first person to be cured of HIV, Timothy Ray Brown—known as the "Berlin Patient"—has died after a battle with cancer, the International Aids Society (IAS) announced Wednesday.

Biomedical technology

MarrowQuant: A new digital-pathology tool

Bone marrow is the soft tissue inside bones. Its main role is to produce stem cells that will go on to become cells of the blood, including white blood cells that fight infections, red blood cells that carry oxygen throughout ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Role of bone marrow immune cells in COVID-19 revealed

White blood cells called monocytes released into the blood from bone marrow have abnormal features in people who have COVID-19, according to a new study by University of Manchester immunologists at the Lydia Becker Institute.

Genetics

RNA as a future cure for hereditary diseases

ETH Zurich scientists have developed an RNA molecule that can be used in bone marrow cells to correct genetic errors that affect protein production. Patients suffering from a rare hereditary disease that causes a painful ...

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