Killers With a Hit on the Spike

Natural killer cells, or NK cells, are specialized immune cells of the innate immune system. Their job revolves around eliminating the spread of cells that are either cancerous or that have been infected by pathogens.

Certain cell therapy strategies aim to harness the power and potential of NK cells by genetically modifying them to target specific antigens. A recent study has demonstrated that one of these…

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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