Aug 20, 2020

LJI Professor Erica Ollmann Saphire awarded $6.4 million for international efforts to beat COVID-19

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded more than $6.4 million to Dr. Saphire to support research toward COVID-19 antibody therapeutics.
Aug 18, 2020 // Cell

LJI team gets first-ever look at a rare but vital stem cell in humans

New understanding of immune cell origins may offer cancer and COVID-19 drug targets
Aug 8, 2020 // The Washington Post

Forty percent of people with coronavirus infections have no symptoms. Might they be the key to ending the pandemic?

New research suggests that some of us may be partially protected due to past encounters with common cold coronaviruses
Aug 7, 2020 // National Geographic

Why antibodies may not be the key to beating coronavirus

Worries over waning antibodies may be overblown, as growing evidence shows a role for T cells in the coronavirus immune response.
Aug 6, 2020 // The New York Times

The Coronavirus Is New, but Your Immune System Might Still Recognize It

Some people carry immune cells called T cells that can capitalize on the virus’s resemblance to other members of its family tree.