First map of immune system connections reveals new therapeutic opportunities

Researchers of the Wellcome Sanger Institute and ETH Zurich have created the first full connectivity map of the human immune system, showing how immune cells communicate with each other and ways to modulate these pathways in disease.

Stained immune cells from the blood of a human being
Immune cells from the blood of a human donor, stained using a novel single-round multiplexed immunofluorescence protocol. (Photograph: Yannik Severin, Julien Mena, Berend Snijder / ETH Zürich)
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