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A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.

A new blood test measures the DNA fragments of lung transplant donors in the blood of recipients, in hopes of preventing organ rejection and saving lives.

Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.

Stanford scientists have moved a big step closer toward using engineered immune cells to treat many forms of pediatric cancer.

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New research has confirmed that an antigen in some variants of the flu virus and vaccine can, in rare cases, trigger an autoimmune response leading to narcolepsy.

New research has confirmed that an antigen in some variants of the flu virus and vaccine can, in rare cases, trigger an autoimmune response leading to narcolepsy.

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Sharon Chinthrajah weighs in on a new peanut allergy immunotherapy, speaking to its potential and its role in the future of food allergies therapy.

Sharon Chinthrajah weighs in on a new peanut allergy immunotherapy, speaking to its potential and its role in the future of food allergies therapy.

In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Yaw Shin Ooi, a postdoctoral fellow in microbiology and immunology shares his thoughts on science, Buddha, and more.

In this In the Spotlight Q&A, Yaw Shin Ooi, a postdoctoral fellow in microbiology and immunology shares his thoughts on science, Buddha, and more.

Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

Much of what we know about the immune system comes from experiments conducted on mice.  But lab mice are not little human beings. The two species are separated by both physiology and  lifestyles. Stanford immunologist Mark Davis is calling on his colleagues to shift their research focus to people.

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Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles —smuggles them across the cell membrane and can 'vaccinate' against cancer in mice.

Hiding mRNA messages in CARTs — positively charged degradable vehicles —smuggles them across the cell membrane and can 'vaccinate' against cancer in mice.

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Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., is using his graduate degree in immunology to improve graduate education nationally — he shares more in this Q&A.

Kenneth Gibbs, Jr., is using his graduate degree in immunology to improve graduate education nationally — he shares more in this Q&A.

Propionate molecules made by intestinal bacteria inhibits growth of Salmonella and may be a promising new treatment for gut infections.

Propionate molecules made by intestinal bacteria inhibits growth of Salmonella and may be a promising new treatment for gut infections.

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