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Readers’ Favorite Webinars: A Year in Review

NanoString webinars allow you to sit back, relax and listen to a leader in the field talk about his/her research and/or answer your questions.  They have always been a crowd-pleaser,…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / March 2, 2020
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Autoimmunity Oncology

Top 5 Q&A Blog Posts from 2019

Our readers heartily consumed our Q&A blog posts, a series of interviews with scientists from all over the globe who shared with us and our readers the hypotheses behind their…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / February 10, 2020
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Autoimmunity Events Neuroscience Oncology Publication Watch

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2019

Last year marked remarkable progress for our customers, with hundreds of scientists making exceptional strides in their fields thanks to NanoString® technologies. 2019 saw the commercial launch of the GeoMx™…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 15, 2020
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Autoimmunity Events Oncology

Cancer Immunotherapy at SITC 2019: The Good, the Bad and the Solution

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer’s 34th Annual Meeting hosted an array of multidisciplinary and interactive sessions focused on basic and applied cancer immunotherapy. The introduction of Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / December 16, 2019
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How to Resolve the Complexity of Autoimmune Diseases

What are Autoimmune Diseases? Autoimmune diseases are chronic inflammatory conditions, life-long debilitating illnesses with increased mortality, and high healthcare costs for therapy and care. They are systemic conditions characterized by…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / September 16, 2019
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Q&A with Dr. Maureen McGargill, PhD: The Immune System’s Fine Line Between Health and Harm

Dr. McGargill earned her PhD at the University of Minnesota in Dr. Kristin Hogquist’s lab. There she studied T cell development, focusing on how autoreactive T cells are deleted during…

NanoString / August 19, 2019
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“In sickness and in health”: how individual immune response variability in health may influence how we respond to illness and therapy.

Thomas Fuller once said:  “Health is not valued till sickness comes.” Well, that may not be true anymore. It turns out that the key to successful disease management strategies may…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 29, 2019
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Identifying Signaling Pathways and Biomarkers in Autoimmune Diseases

As efforts in developing targeted therapies for autoimmune disease are rapidly advancing in basic research, scientists aim to validate immunology-relevant signaling pathways and uncover new intracellular molecules as potential drug…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / June 24, 2019
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Q&A with Dr. Oliver Brain: Unintended Consequences Create a Unique Opportunity to Study Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Oliver Brain, MRCP, PhD, is a principal investigator at the University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, and a recent winner of an nCounter® Autoimmune Profiling Panel through a…

Robin Lynn White / June 3, 2019
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Q&A with Dr. Salla Keskitalo: Challenges and Opportunities in Studying Rare and Ultra-rare Autoimmune Diseases

Dr. Salla Keskitalo is a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Helsinki and a recent winner of NanoString’s Autoimmunity Grant Program. She made time to speak with us about…

NanoString / April 15, 2019
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Autoimmunity Q&A

Q&A with Darragh Duffy, Ph.D. – Understanding the Healthy Human Immune Response with the LabEx Milieu Interieur Project

Darragh Duffy, Ph.D., is the Scientific Manager of the LabEx Milieu Interieur project at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France. This ambitious program started in 2011 with the mission to understand…

NanoString / October 10, 2018
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The Chronic(als) of Autoimmunity

Political climate aside, life in Britain in the 1930’s and 1940’s was harsh and infectious disease (particularly tuberculosis) was one of the most urgent health problems; such infections favored the…

Kirsteen Maclean / September 25, 2018