Researchers at The Wistar Institute Invigorate 'Exhausted' Immune Cells

Published: Sep 19, 2008

Medical News Today -- In battles against chronic infections, the body's key immune cells often become exhausted and ineffective. Researchers at The Wistar Institute have found a way to restore vigor to these killer T cells by blocking a key receptor on their surface, findings that may advance the development of new therapies for diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B and C, and cancer.

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