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Researchers Uncover Way to Harness the Power of Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer

August 3, 2021 / Blog

Findings offer clues to why some types of renal cell carcinoma respond to immunotherapy while others do not — it’s a scientific riddle tangled up in a complex web. How do you turn an immune cold cancer into one that responds to immunotherapy?

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Role of BATF in the Development of Innate Lymphoid Cells Elucidated

February 10, 2021 / Faculty

A series of sophisticated processes are required in the development of innate lymphoid cells (ILC) for them to reach maturity. The Kim laboratory discovered that basic leucine zipper ATF-like transcription factor (Batf) regulates the production of ILC progenitors in the bone marrow as well as the maintenance of ILCs in the periphery. These cells are strategically distributed in peripheral tissues to provide important innate immunity to fight pathogens such as pathogenic viruses and bacteria.

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New Study Finds Inhibition of Uric Acid or IL-1β Ameliorates Respiratory Syncytial Virus Immunopathology and Development of Asthma

April 15, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

The study details research surrounding Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) among infants.

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Department Co-Hosts 2020 Mucosal Immunology Symposium

March 13, 2020 / Experimental Pathology

The event showcased experiemental pathology research.

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