Dendritic Cell

Dendritic Cells are a special type of immune cell that is found in tissues, such as the skin, and boosts immune responses by showing antigens on its surface to other cells of the immune system. A dendritic cell is a type of phagocyte and a type of antigen-presenting cell (APC).

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New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

Developing enhanced personalized cancer vaccines

Developing enhanced personalized cancer vaccines

Bavarian research network aims to develop new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens

Bavarian research network aims to develop new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Researchers identify mechanism for spread of HIV-1

Researchers identify mechanism for spread of HIV-1

Attacking HIV at the source

Attacking HIV at the source

Synthetic cell intercepts and deciphers hidden messages of the immune system

Synthetic cell intercepts and deciphers hidden messages of the immune system

Researchers discover new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection

Researchers discover new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection

Study: Immune discovery may improve cancer therapies

Study: Immune discovery may improve cancer therapies

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

FDA approves new treatment for rare disease of the bone marrow and blood

FDA approves new treatment for rare disease of the bone marrow and blood

Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming

Lund University researchers succeed in obtaining dendritic cells by direct reprogramming

Research shows link between immune responses and environmental exposures early in life

Research shows link between immune responses and environmental exposures early in life

CRI to bestow top honors on three scientists for contributions to cancer immunology and immunotherapy

CRI to bestow top honors on three scientists for contributions to cancer immunology and immunotherapy

Researchers identify way to grow immune cells at large scale for preventing cancer reoccurrence

Researchers identify way to grow immune cells at large scale for preventing cancer reoccurrence

Seeing the Unexpected: Regulatory T Cells and Basophils

Seeing the Unexpected: Regulatory T Cells and Basophils

Researchers discover immune profile for effective cancer immunotherapy

Researchers discover immune profile for effective cancer immunotherapy

Scientists identify 'hidden' driver that helps prime the anti-tumor immune response

Scientists identify 'hidden' driver that helps prime the anti-tumor immune response

Ludwig scientists develop and test individualized ovarian cancer vaccine

Ludwig scientists develop and test individualized ovarian cancer vaccine