A doctor checking a patient’s blood sugar levels using a glucometer on their ring finger.
An Implantable Device for Type 1 Diabetes Treatment
Elina Kadriu | Apr 18, 2023 | 3 min read
Engineering of a novel device to treat T1D, featuring local immunosuppression and a vascularized cell reservoir to prolong islet cell survival.
Histology showing IL-6 expression
Immune Molecule Alters Cellular Makeup of Human Brain Organoids
Charles Q. Choi, Spectrum | Apr 17, 2023 | 4 min read
The changes may help explain the link between maternal infection and autism, though more research is needed.
Efficient and Flexible Spatial Multiplexing: Assay Development Guidelines for ChipCytometryTM
Efficient and Flexible Spatial Multiplexing: Assay Development Guidelines for ChipCytometryTM
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, Karen Kwarta will discuss advancements in cellular multiplexing assay technology.
Bladder epithelial tissue, where cell junctions are shown in green and nuclei in blue. This was grown in vitro from cells taken from mice with chronic cystitis.
Bladder ‘Memory’ Influences Urinary Tract Infection Recurrence in Mice
Alejandra Manjarrez, PhD | Apr 12, 2023 | 3 min read
Urinary tract infections leave permanent epigenetic marks in the mouse bladder epithelium, reprogramming its response to subsequent infections, a study finds.
Surface rendering of microscopy image showing two dendritic cells (green) communicating with a nociceptor neuron (violet).
How Cells in the Skin Team Up To Fight Pathogens
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Apr 12, 2023 | 4 min read
Immune cells and pain neurons form complex partnerships to protect our bodies from pathogens, new research reveals.
Immune Cells and ALS: A Balance Between Life and Death
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Understanding the role of immune cells in neurodegeneration may help scientists develop new diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment tools.
Artist&rsquo;s rendering of bright orange <em >E. coli&nbsp;</em>bacteria
New Synthetic E. coli Is Immune to Bacteriophage Infection
Anna Napolitano, PhD | Mar 30, 2023 | 3 min read
Self-contained synthetic E. coli resistant to viral infection could prove invaluable to the biotechnology industry by increasing product consistency and reducing safety concerns. 
Artist&rsquo;s rendition of red SARS-CoV-2 coronaviruses floating near blue strands of DNA.
COVID-19 Infections May Reshape Genetic Landscape
Holly Barker, PhD | Mar 30, 2023 | 3 min read
SARS-CoV-2 infection triggers structural changes in the host cell’s DNA, which provide a molecular explanation for long COVID, a new study suggests. 
How Gut Microbiomes Shape Anti-Tumor Immune Responses
How Gut Microbiomes Shape Anti-Tumor Immune Responses
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
In this webinar, Andrew Y. Koh will discuss the role of the gut microbiome in modulating cancer immunotherapy. 
T regulatory cell in red sandwiching an antigen presenting cell in blue
Gut Bacteria Help T Cells Heal Muscle: Study
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Mar 14, 2023 | 4 min read
Regulatory T cells in the colon travel to muscles to promote wound healing in mice, raising questions about how antibiotics may impact injury recovery.
Fluorescent images of red cells showing high and low levels of infection in green
Parasite Drove Natural Selection in Amazonian Indigenous Groups
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Mar 13, 2023 | 4 min read
The findings could help researchers understand why some individuals are more vulnerable to deadly Chagas disease.
Neoantigen Prediction for Precision Immunotherapies
Neoantigen Prediction for Precision Immunotherapies 
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 2 min read
Learn about the tools and resources researchers use to define, discover, and deploy anti-tumor immunotherapies.
neuron surrounded by immune cells
Meningitis Bacteria Trigger Headaches, Then Sneak Into the Brain
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Mar 6, 2023 | 3 min read
Researchers find that bacteria stimulate a headache-causing pain pathway to suppress the immune system and infect the brain. 
Illustration of woman looking at floating cells through a telescope
Opinion: New Diabetes Drug Signals Shift to Preventing Autoimmunity
Jane Buckner, MD and Carla Greenbaum, MD | Mar 1, 2023 | 4 min read
A therapy for type 1 diabetes is the first to treat patients before symptoms appear, paving the way toward preventing this and other autoimmune diseases.
Training the Immune System to Fight Chronic Diseases
Training the Immune System to Fight Chronic Diseases
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team | 1 min read
Learn how researchers analyze and engineer antibodies to better understand antibody function and development for disease therapeutics.
Dead shark on concrete
Researchers Make Alternatives to Shark-Sourced Vaccine Ingredient
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Feb 22, 2023 | 3 min read
Synthetic variations of squalene, which is used to boost immune responses, could make vaccines more effective while reducing fisheries for struggling sharks.
An artistic rendering of SARS-CoV-2 made to look like stained glass
SARS-CoV-2 Infection Can Alter Future Immune Reponses
Niki Spahich, PhD | Feb 22, 2023 | 3 min read
Males recovered from mild COVID-19 have baseline immune states primed to mount stronger responses to future challenges.
Patient-derived colon organoids from a healthy individual
Generating Mini-Guts for Drug Screening
The Scientist’s Creative Services Team and MilliporeSigma | 4 min read
Human gut organoids facilitate precise disease modeling and power high-throughput drug development efforts.
RSV vaccine design concept art
RSV Vaccines That Work?
Rachael Moeller Gorman | Feb 16, 2023 | 10+ min read
Multiple candidates are in Phase 3 clinical trials for older adults and pregnant women, with some getting close to approval in the United States.
Red T cell
Jumping Genes Put a Target on Cancerous Cells
Natalia Mesa, PhD | Feb 14, 2023 | 4 min read
Two studies find that tumor-specific antigens are often peptides that result from a splicing event between exons and transposable elements.