Once activated by cancer immunotherapy drugs, T cells still need fuel (CD28)
— Rafi Ahmed’s lab at Emory Vaccine Center. Also see T cell revival predicts lung cancer outcomes. At Thursday’s Winship symposium on cancer immunotherapy, Rafi said the name of the game is now combinations, with an especially good one being PD-1 inhibitors plus IL2.
Pilot study shows direct amygdala stimulation can enhance human memory
— Cory Inman, Joe Manns, Jon Willie. Effects being optimized, see SFN abstract.
Immune responses of five returning travelers infected by Zika virus
— Lilin Lai, Mark Mulligan. Covered here, Emory Hope Clinic and Baylor have data from more patients.
— Joshy Jacob’s lab at Emory Vaccine Center. A follow-up peptide with a name referencing Star Wars is coming.