The team’s project, the Maternal ‘Omics to Maximize Immunity (MOMI) study, will map a “Pregnancy Immune Atlas”.
New research has identified helpful and unhelpful aspects of the immune response that determine whether the body can keep TB infections under control. The findings may be helpful for designing a more effective vaccine.
When world-record holding marathoner Susan Ragon hit a bump in the road, she looked to Massachusetts General Hospital. In turn, her generosity and tenacity has inspired others in the Mass General community to lace up and join “Team Susan.”
Treatment using adeno-associated viral vector is poised to move into larger, later-phase trials.
Alter has been at the Ragon since its inception in 2009, and her groundbreaking work has discovered a host of important and previously unexpected functions of antibodies.
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