Immunology

Skin cells use epigenetics to tolerate microorganisms
By Stephanie DeMarco, PhD

Skin cells use epigenetics to tolerate microorganisms

Unlike other cells in the body that mount a strong immune response against microbial invaders, skin cells use an epigenetic mechanism to ignore most of the microbes they see. These findings reveal a potential new drug target for inflammatory skin diseases.
Keeping astronauts healthy in space
By Stephanie DeMarco, PhD

Keeping astronauts healthy in space

NASA flight surgeon Richard Scheuring monitors astronauts’ health before, during, and after their journeys into space. What he and others learn about space’s impact on health will help scientists develop novel treatments for people on Earth.
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