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A new study shows that a protein known to inhibit the growth of liver and colon cancers can promote the development of skin cancers as well.
Piotr Witkowski and his team are working to harness the power of immune cells called Tregs to fight autoimmune diseases and prevent organ transplant rejection.
Pediatric infectious disease specialist Daniel Johnson, MD, discusses the enterovirus outbreak affecting children across the country.
Yingming Zhao from the Ben May Department of Cancer Research at UChicago is working to catalog the telltale genetic modifications that could contribute to cancer.
A study by Elbert Huang, MD, shows that, while rare, remission of type 2 diabetes is possible in a real-world setting outside of surgery or special intervention programs.
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