LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens
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  April 20, 2017  
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 LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogensLIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens
 
Scientists of the Luxembourg Institute of Health have discovered a so far unknown molecular mechanism by which the human immune system activates its immune cells: T cells, a particular type of white blood cells, effectively ward off pathogens if a gene known as Gclc is expressed within them.
 
 
 Researchers reveal immune machinery that goes awry to trigger neutrophilic dermatosisResearchers reveal immune machinery that goes awry to trigger neutrophilic dermatosis
 
A research team led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital immunologists has revealed a previously unknown immune machinery that goes awry to trigger the inflammatory disease neutrophilic dermatosis.
 
   Rat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological diseaseRat study reveals new clues to devastating neurological disease
 
After a 29-year quest, Ian Duncan, a professor of veterinary medicine at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has finally pinpointed the cause of a serious neurologic disease in a colony of rats.
 
   Human Vaccines Project, VUMC and Illumina team up to decipher genetic underpinnings of immune systemHuman Vaccines Project, VUMC and Illumina team up to decipher genetic underpinnings of immune system
 
The Human Vaccines Project and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) today announced that they joined forces with Illumina, Inc., to decipher the human immunome, the genetic underpinnings of the immune system.
 
 Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assay
 
Promise shown in multiple sclerosis research with high throughput myelination assayAMSBIO reports how, using its Mimetix® aligned 3D cell culture scaffold, researchers at the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh (UK) have created a high throughput myelination assay that shows great promise as a model for research into Multiple Sclerosis.
 
 
 New app offers support to clinicians on rehabilitation strategies for stroke patients
 
New app offers support to clinicians on rehabilitation strategies for stroke patientsA new, first-of-its-kind app is now available to support clinicians with decisions on best practice rehabilitation strategies for patients with arm impairment due to stroke.