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UCLA scientists show how to amplify or stifle signals for immune responses

March 7, 2017

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), immunologists pioneered an approach to observe in real time what excites T cells at the nanoscale; pinpointed the pathway that controls immune response; and identified drugs that could equip scientists with the ability to manipulate the immune system and prevent disease. Image credit: Thauland et al. / Science Signaling 2017 Full Story

University of California, Los Angeles, Health Sciences

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