immune cells

New Insight on Maternal Infections and Neurodevelopmental Disorders

May 04, 2020
Studies with laboratory mice at the UC Davis Center for Neuroscience show how activation of the mother’s immune system during pregnancy can lead to neurological problems in offspring. Researchers have now found a way to detect which mice are susceptible to this effect

Kimmel Scholar Award Propels Sean Collins’ Immune Cell Cancer Research

April 18, 2017
Assistant Professor Sean Collins, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, has received a prestigious, two-year $200,000 award that will help advance the use of immune cells for cancer therapies. The Kimmel Scholar Award is given to 15 of the nation’s most promising young researchers leading the fight against cancer.