News tagged with regulatory t cells

Researchers help unlock the secrets of gene regulatory networks

A quartet of studies by researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) highlight a special feature on gene regulatory networks recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) ...

Feb 03, 2009
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Tuberculosis -- hiding in plain sight

Current research suggests that Mycobacterium tuberculosis can evade the immune response. The related report by Rahman et al, "Compartmentalization of immune responses in human tuberculosis: few CD8+ effector ...

May 22, 2009
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Antibody gives cancer the recognition it deserves

In concept, the human immune system has the power to destroy cancer cells with great specificity. Therefore, cancer vaccines, like vaccines against influenza or other diseases, offer the hope of enticing the immune system ...

Apr 22, 2009
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