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Memorial Sloan Kettering immunologist Frederic Geissmann
Feel the Burn: Researchers Identify Fat Storage Protein That Could Be Key to Alleviating Obesity
Researchers discover how immune cells called macrophages regulate whether fat is stored or burned.
In the Lab
Electronic microscope enlargement of macrophage cell (tinted green)
Origin Story: Finding on Macrophage Development Challenges Long-Held View
A surprising finding challenges long-held dogma about how certain immune cells develop into specialized types in diverse tissues.
A network of neurons
Is Neurodegenerative Disease a Kind of Cancer?
New findings from experiments done in mice suggest a surprising cause of common neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.