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A graduate student and a research group at Mayo Clinic have developed a new “Goldilocks” Ebola virus vaccine that could induce a “just right” immune [...]
In a health care environment rich in data but constrained by 24-hour days, Mayo Clinic researchers are working to make sense of it all. This [...]
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, Mayo Clinic scientists identify a type of cell that coordinates the immune response within the brain. For [...]
Diseases of the human body evolve and change, but their effect on patients is fixed.
In a French hospital in 1894, diagnosis of a patient with [...]
Measles has long been our enemy but with modification it transforms into a weapon against ovarian cancer.
Rene Maleski knew it was bad news when the [...]
One challenge in treating pancreatic cancer is getting chemotherapy to reach the tumor cells. That’s because the tumors are surrounded by a forbidding microenvironment, a [...]
Our immune system is designed to repel disease, but occasionally it malfunctions. One potential result of an immune system overreaction is sarcoidosis—the growth of inflammatory [...]
Immunotherapy is a dynamic area of cancer treatment. But while it can provide new options for patients, Aaron S. Mansfield, M.D. and colleagues point out [...]
When proteins fold improperly, the consequences can be dire.
At Mayo Clinic, Marina Ramirez-Alvarado, Ph.D., studies one type of protein abnormality associated with a [...]
The cause of rheumatoid arthritis, a systemic autoimmune disease, is unknown. But certain genes and environmental factors, [...]