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What is Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy? 

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting people who have suffered repeated concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI). CTE was first described in 1928 by Dr. Harrison…

Nirupama Deshpande / March 14, 2022

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The Neuroinflammatory Puzzle of the Autoimmune Disease Multiple Sclerosis

What is Multiple Sclerosis? In 1868, a German physician Leopold Ordenstein and his mentor Jean-Martin Charcot, published a work that fundamentally changed our understanding of the disease Multiple Sclerosis1. For…

Nirupama Deshpande / December 22, 2021

Immunology Infectious Disease Oncology Publication Watch

T-Cell Receptor Diversity…What Are You Missing?

The T cell receptor (TCR) is one of the distinguishing molecules of the adaptive immune system. TCRs allow mammalian immune systems to recognize and respond to foreign entities (pathogens, vaccines,…

Trena Cormier / November 15, 2021
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Infectious Disease Publication Watch

The Coronavirus mRNA Vaccine Ushers in Hope for 2021

Vaccines: biological agents eliciting an immune response to a specific antigen derived from an infectious disease-causing pathogen. The concept of a “vaccine” emerged in 1796 when Edward Jenner developed the…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / January 19, 2021
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Infectious Disease Publication Watch

COVID-19: The Fall Edition

Normally, the months of September and October are dotted with important dates—end of summer barbeques, the first day of school, joyful plans for Halloween and excitement for the upcoming Holiday…

NanoString / November 12, 2020

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5 Important Pubs that Explore the Tumor Microenvironment

Exploration is in our DNA. As Homo Sapiens developed in the habitable regions of Africa, search of new food sources, climate changes, and mere curiosity pushed us beyond our confines…

Katie Buchanan / October 19, 2020
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Immunology Infectious Disease Publication Watch

COVID-19 Pathogenesis Steps Out of the Shadows

“Analysis of pulmonary vessels showed that widespread thrombosis with microangiopathy ─ a severe condition wherein small blood clots are formed within the tiniest of blood vessels ─ was 9x more…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / July 20, 2020
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Top Ten Challenges in Cancer Immunology & Immunotherapy

Cancer immunotherapy (CIT) research and investments have progressed in the past few years thanks to its successful application across a…

Laura Tabellini Pierre / May 18, 2020
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NanoString-based publications 2018: A year in review

2018 was an incredibly productive year for scientific publications showcasing the NanoString platform and assays. We added nearly 500 publications of various scientific disciplines which are available on our website here.…

Kirsteen Maclean / January 21, 2019
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nCounter® PlexSet™ Reagents Let You Work Smarter, Not Harder

There are several options available to researchers looking to quantify and analyze gene expression. Most of those are time-consuming and highly technical processes that require extensive replicates and quality controls.…

NanoString / August 1, 2018
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The Cancer Immunogram: A Picture of Personalized Medicine

What do we already know about tumor-immune system interactions, and how can this information be used to help guide us toward the best therapeutic choice? That is exactly the question…

acesano / December 27, 2016