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Tfh cells linked to malaria vaccine efficacy

A new study offers insight about why a malaria vaccine is less effective against naturally occurring variants of the parasite […]

Aging clones: genetic mutations hijack the production of blood cells in different stages of life

New research has discovered how genetic mutations take over the production of blood cells at different life stages. The study, […]

Neural stem cells from fat tissue offer a cell source for regenerative medicine

A team of scientists from Harvard Medical School have discovered a new population of easily accessible neural stem cells in […]

A good gut could help with stem cell transplants

The presence of unconventional T cells may explain the link between diverse intestinal microbiomes and better outcomes after stem cell transplants. […]

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 […]

Brain tumours treated with donor STEM cells

Researchers have developed a novel therapeutic strategy for treating brain tumours using stem cells taken from healthy donors engineered to […]

Tregs: Treacherous cells offer a new therapeutic target in colorectal cancer

Scientists have linked a subset of T cells to the progression of colorectal cancer tumours. Researchers also showed that blocking […]

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 […]

Arming CAR-T cells to fight solid tumours

Written by Charlotte Harrison, Science Writer  Immunotherapy with chimeric antigen receptor T cells (CAR-T cells) has yielded impressive anticancer responses […]

Genetics Unzipped Podcast: Face to face – the viruses that made us human

In the latest episode of the Genetics Unzipped podcast, Dr Kat Arney takes a look at the monkey in the […]