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New Aging Studies: Improving Vaccine Efficacy for the Elderly, Trudeau Institute Study


10/6/2009 7:41:57 AM

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Trudeau Institute -- Saranac Lake, NY – A new study from the Trudeau Institute in Saranac Lake, New York, demonstrates that immune system cells important for both pathogen resistance and vaccine efficacy live longer in older animals but because of this longevity acquire functional defects. The work may provide new targets for boosting immune system function in older individuals.

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