Researchers have been working to develop approaches to curing Type 1 diabetes by transplanting healthy islet cells into the pancreas. Investigators at Northwestern University have developed a technique to make the immunomodulation effect of immunosuppressive drugs more effective.
A study out of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that months after recovering from mild Covid-19, patients maintained antibodies against the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Researchers believe that the specific cells that produce the antibodies should persist for a lifetime.
Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vaping-related injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the lungs, further deepening the mystery over the exact cause of hundreds of illnesses in the United States.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine have identified a key switch that has the potential to eliminate dormant HIV reservoirs.