T - Regulatory Cells in Solid Organ Transplantation

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

In this podcast, Dr. Nader Najafian, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Associate Physician at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, discusses the role of various T-regulatory cells in normal humans and after organ transplantation. He describes the influence of various immunosuppressive agents on the frequencies of T - regulatory cells and speculates on future strategies that might be used to expand and exploit the beneficial effects of these cells.

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