T cell

Preparing T Cells for the Long Haul

La Jolla, CA — Fighting a tumour is a marathon, not a sprint. For cancer-fighting T cells, the race is sometimes just too long, and the T cells quit fighting. Researchers even have a name for this...

Engineering T Cells to Attack Cancer Broadly

Richmond, VA — Through T cell engineering, researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University Massey Cancer Center show that it’s possible to arrest tumour growth for a variety of cancers and squash...

How Immune Cells Activate the Killer Mode

Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany — Unraveling a key motif: The T lymphocytes of the immune system work to destroy infected cells or cancer cells. To do so, they have to identify the threat: Molecules...

T Cell Immunity in Elderly

Melbourne, Australia — A study by Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI) expands the understanding of the molecular pathways that control T cell function and survival and how it relates to declining...

T Cells are Built for Speed

Wien, Austria — At TU Wien, immune cells are being examined using special microscopic methods, and this is causing previous ideas about the surface of T cells to be rethought.

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