Immune System

  • Vanderbilt University

    Team’s sustained work in T-cell immune response awarded P01 grant totaling $11 million

    For more than a decade Matt Lang and collaborators across the U.S. have worked to recreate key components of T-cells and how they know when to start fighting disease. Conventional wisdom suggested that T-cells formed regular, force-free bonds with infected cells, and in doing so caused the chain reaction of… Read More

    Oct. 4, 2020

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wilson receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

    John T. Wilson John T. Wilson, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, has received a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development award. The five-year, $500,000 grant – Engineering Polymeric Nanomaterials for Programming Innate Immunity – will allow Wilson to develop new synthetic materials for “encoding” immunological messages and… Read More

    Apr. 4, 2016