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USC Norris study finds herpesvirus activates RIG-I receptor to evade body’s immune system

Pinghui Feng, PhD Using herpesvirus, molecular immunologists from the University of Southern California (USC) Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a cellular process that activates a critical immune defense against pathogens, which could have implications for developing drugs to bolster one’s immunity to infection. Some herpesvirus infections lead to cancer. Led by Pinghui ... Read More »

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Blood Disorder Detour

Post-surgical/trauma nurse Sharon Dunn led a quiet, normal life – that is, until, in her mid-60s, she developed a blood disorder called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). In the three years since her diagnosis, Dunn's life had taken a series of twists and turns, including major transplant surgery. Thankfully, her dedicated hematology team at USC Norris Comprehensive ... Read More »

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