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Designer T-Cells Quash Autoimmune Disease Without Weakening the Immune System

June 18, 2014
As it stands, the main therapy for autoimmune diseases involves suppressing inflammation by inhibiting immune cells with anti-inflammatory medications and steroids. While they temporarily relieve...

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Health Science Center’s Casali Awarded Lupus Research Grant

May 19, 2014
Dr. Paolo Casali, with the School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, is one of six recipients of a grant from the Alliance for Lupus Research. Casali’s...

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Upbeat Times for Willie Colon On, Off Field

April 29, 2014
May 10 is a day you’re going to want to mark on your calendar. As the finale for this year’s NFL Draft, nine new additions could join the Green & White that afternoon, any of whom could turn...

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Immune System Genes Activated by Estrogen may Hold Clues to Lupus Origin

April 16, 2014
It's a phenomenon scientists observe whether they look at mortality rates in the United States, where medical care is relatively good, or third world nations, where medical care is often scarce:...

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Sensitive Balance in the Immune System

April 11, 2014
As strange as it may seem, a process called "cellular suicide" is actually crucial for the survival of the entire body. The protein c-FLIPR plays a key role in controlling this process, which is...

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