News tagged with cd8 t cells

The difficult Way to HIV Vaccine

T cells are key players in the immune response to HIV, which are able to delete infected cells. This capacity is used for vaccine development against HIV. “To date however, success of this strategy remains elusive. Our ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Transplant drug stimulates immune memory

Rapamycin, a drug given to transplant recipients to suppress their immune systems, has a paradoxical effect on cells responsible for immune memory, scientists at the Emory Vaccine Center have discovered.

dateJun 21, 2009 in Medical research
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Brain structure assists in immune response (Video)

For the first time, a team of researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine have imaged in real time the body's immune response to a parasitic infection in the brain.

dateJan 28, 2009 in
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