measles virus

Michael Mina joins the Immune team to explain his findings that measles diminishes pre-existing antibodies that protect against infection with other pathogens.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

Guest: Michael Mina

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The Immune team explains that short chain fatty acids produced by microbial fermentation of fiber rewire metabolism to enable the production of memory T cells.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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The Immune team reveals a new type of T helper cell that drives the production of IgE, leading to allergic responses.

Mast cells

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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The immunosomes explain that widely used inbred laboratory mice are not identical, and how to tell them apart.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Immune reveals an alternative to a protective vaccine, engineered B cells that produce antiviral antibodies.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Immune tackles the finding that patients with Type I diabetes have lymphocytes with both TCR and BCR that may drive the pathogenesis of the disease.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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The Immune trio explains how activation of the inflammasome by a bacterial protein causes blood clotting through a programmed cell death process called pyroptosis.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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The Immune team discusses immunization of pregnant mice to protect offspring from neonatal herpes simplex virus disease.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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trogocytosis

The immunophiles discuss T cell antigen discovery by trogocytosis – the transfer of membrane patches among cells in close contact.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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The immunophiles explain how metabolic rewiring of macrophages by CpG promotes clearance of cancer cells.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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