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Ancient retrovirus genes play crucial role in brain’s innate immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer. New research has uncovered the role of two specific mouse genes – leftover by […]

Trogocytosis helps tumours evade the immune response

Written by Lauren Robertson, Science Writer In a new study, published in Cell Metabolism, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania […]

Mutations in immune cells found to influence cancer development and the ageing process

Written by Miyako Rogers, Science Writer A new genomic study of lymphocytes published in Nature has revealed that mutations occurring […]

Collagen variant found to protect cancer cells from immune attack

Newly published research using genetically engineered mice models (GEMMs) has shown that pancreatic cancer cells produce a unique form of […]

Local delivery of anti-CTLA-4 cancer immunotherapy drug is safer than systemic delivery

Results from a clinical trial suggest that local delivery of anti-CTLA-4 immunotherapy drug is safer than systematic delivery. The study, […]

T cell activation experiment boosts search for immune disease treatments

In a first-of-its-kind experiment, researchers have identified links between 127 genes and immune diseases. The study provides new insights into […]

Immune-cell atlas enables tissue-specific exploration

A new study has genetically mapped immune cell populations across several human tissues to create an open-access atlas of the […]

Genome Giants – Leroy Hood, Co-founder and Professor, Institute for Systems Biology

Leroy Hood is a pioneer of systems biology and Professor and Co-founder of the Institute for Systems Biology, Seattle. He […]

New CRISPR-Cas System is Found to Cut RNA

Researchers at the Delft University of Technology have discovered a new CRISPR-Cas system that is able to cut viral RNA […]

Precision immune monitoring – an interview with Liselotte Brix, CSO of Immudex

*** This interview was conducted and written by Anja Brunner, and edited by Front Line Genomics *** Ask Liselotte Brix […]