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A macrophage is a type of white blood cell that surrounds and kills microorganisms, removes dead cells, and stimulates the action of other immune system cells.
Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

Research highlights potential targets to help fight Crohn's disease

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

UAB researchers awarded $2.3 million grant to study macrophage circadian rhythms in heart failure

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Researchers identify macrophages' pathway to nurture PTEN-deficient glioblastoma

Unhealthy gut microbiome may make breast cancers more aggressive finds study

Unhealthy gut microbiome may make breast cancers more aggressive finds study

New fluorescent probe specifically labels microglia cells

New fluorescent probe specifically labels microglia cells

Scientists identify target to ‘tone down’ hyper-active immunity to influenza infection

Scientists identify target to ‘tone down’ hyper-active immunity to influenza infection

Host-cell enzymes vital for inhibiting mutant forms of coronavirus, study finds

Host-cell enzymes vital for inhibiting mutant forms of coronavirus, study finds

Researchers identify new molecular mechanism causing rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers identify new molecular mechanism causing rheumatoid arthritis

Researchers unravel the biology of how obesity promotes triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers unravel the biology of how obesity promotes triple-negative breast cancer

Comprehensive brain map reveals ‘hidden’ microglia that may be involved in neurodegenerative diseases

Comprehensive brain map reveals ‘hidden’ microglia that may be involved in neurodegenerative diseases

MIT researchers develop novel method for analyzing massive cell datasets

MIT researchers develop novel method for analyzing massive cell datasets

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Mice study uncovers an unknown pathway for breast cancer recurrence

Mice study uncovers an unknown pathway for breast cancer recurrence

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Removing damaged mitochondria may relieve chronic inflammatory conditions

Researchers synthesize new polysulfide donor that has high anti-inflammatory effect

Researchers synthesize new polysulfide donor that has high anti-inflammatory effect

Tumor-associated macrophages block activity of chemotherapy drug in pancreatic cancer

Tumor-associated macrophages block activity of chemotherapy drug in pancreatic cancer

Anti-TB drugs can increase susceptibility to Mtb reinfection

Anti-TB drugs can increase susceptibility to Mtb reinfection

Harmless purple bacteria can visualize aspects of tumor heterogeneity

Harmless purple bacteria can visualize aspects of tumor heterogeneity

Researchers unravel how the immune system responds to diffuse cutaneous leishmanisis

Researchers unravel how the immune system responds to diffuse cutaneous leishmanisis

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism

Lipid-filled particle plays role in immune function and metabolism