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The Immune System – News and Features

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Breakthrough in Synthesizing Anti-Cancer Compound Found in Rainforest Trees

Researchers have discovered a rapid and sustainable way to produce a promising anti-cancer compound in the lab. Found naturally only in a single rainforest tree species, the compound can now have expanded availability for research and clinical uses.
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Role of Reactive Oxygen Species in Stem Cell Function Revealed

Researchers have published one of the first studies to demonstrate the importance of reactive oxygen species in maintaining stem cell function and preventing inflammation during wound repair.
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Inflammation and Cognitive Problems in Breast Cancer Survivors Linked in Long-Term Study

A long-term study has examined the potential link between chronic inflammation and cognition in breast cancer survivors, pointing towards a potential biomarker for cognitive problems.
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Fungi Are Living in Human Tumors

A large collaborative study by the Weizmann Institute of Science and the University of California San Diego (UCSD) has discovered multiple species of fungi living within human tumors.
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“Mystery Gene” Ensures Final Form of Actin Protein Is Created

Researchers have discovered how a gene called ACTMAP is involved in the maturation of actin, one of the main components of the cell skeleton.
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Study Emphasizes Need for COVID-19 Booster Shots

Research from scientists at Johns Hopkins University has underscored the importance of COVID-19 booster shots, particularly for older adults.
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A Conversation on Immunity

Dr. Jenna Macciochi is a lecturer in immunology at the University of Sussex, where her research centers on understanding the role that nutrition and lifestyle play in human immunity. Technology Networks sat down with Dr. Macciochi to ask: how can we really stay well? What has immunological research taught us about the effects of modern lifestyle on our bodies and what are some of the latest breakthroughs in this field?
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A Degeneration of Trust

Recently, an expose article was published revealing a potential fabrication of data by prominent investigators of Alzheimer’s disease. In this op-ed piece, Michael Kinch explores the catastrophic impact of scientific fraud.
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Cell and Gene Therapy: Rewriting the Future of Medicine

Cell and gene therapies are reshaping how we address previously untreatable illnesses. This article will discuss advances in cell and gene therapy development and manufacturing.
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Biopharmaceutical Analytical Testing – A Critical Step in Producing Cutting-Edge Therapies

This article will highlight various analytical techniques employed in biopharmaceutical analysis and explore their use at different stages of the development pipeline.
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