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HIV Complications Potentially Linked to Faulty Immune Receptor

News   Jan 08, 2019 | Original Story from Michigan State University.

 
HIV Complications Potentially Linked to Faulty Immune Receptor

Yasser Aldhamen (left), an assistant professor of microbiology and molecular genetics, and Patrick O'Connell (right), a fourth-year doctoral student, have discovered that a particular immune receptor has the ability to tone down the body’s immune response when activated on certain white blood cells. The finding could help find new treatments for HIV patients. Credit: Michigan State University.

 
 
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