Dr. Vinod Blachandran is an Attending Surgeon and Lab Head at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. He talks about neoantigen vaccines for pancreatic cancer, what can be learned from a rare group of long-term survivors, and how surgeon-scientist mentors have influenced his career.
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The Immunology Science Round Up
Platelet Factors in Aging – Platelet factors transfer the benefits of young blood to the aging mouse brain.
Cellular Immunity in Influenza – Adaptive T cells protect against symptomatic influenza infection.
Interactions Between the Immune System and the Gut Microbiome – T cells in the gut repertoire recognize several bacterial strains from complex defined communities.
Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Signaling in Lung Endothelial Cells – Aryl hydrocarbon receptor and its ligands play an important part in protecting against tissue damage following viral pathogen infection in the lung.
Image courtesy of Dr. Vinod Balachandran