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NIH Grant To Study Immune System

April 18th, 2017

Dr. Brian Dolan, assistant professor of immunology, recently received a five-year. $1.8 million grant from the NIH to explore the cellular biology of antigen presentation.

“It is the process by which the cells of the body alert the adaptive immune system to the presence of viral infections or oncogenic transformations,” says Dolan.  “By discovering the fundamental details governing antigen presentation, we hope to enhance immunotherapies that rely on T-cells to eliminate infected or transformed cells.”

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