Neuroscience

Alzheimer's disease researchers solve mystery of beguiling protein

Leading neuroscientists have clarified the role of a controversial immune system protein in Alzheimer's disease, showing it has opposing effects in early and late stages of the disease. Their discovery unites previous studies ...

HIV & AIDS

Training human antibodies to protect against HIV

During HIV infection, the virus mutates too rapidly for the immune system to combat, but some people produce antibodies that can recognize the virus even two years after infection. With an eye towards developing a vaccine, ...

Neuroscience

An antibody-based drug for multiple sclerosis

Inserm Unit U919, directed by Prof. Denis Vivien ("Serine Proteases and Physiopathology of the Neurovascular Unit") has developed an antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis. The study, directed ...

Cancer

Cancer studies should include overweight, elderly mice

Researchers should include laboratory mice that are old and obese in their studies of immunotherapy treatments for cancer, according to a review article by Saint Louis University scientists.

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