Navigation Links
PET imaging reveals the immune system at work

g immune cells.

"This lets us see not only how but where" the body is responding to disease, Witte explained. "The immune system resides throughout the body, and it is not going to be responding the same everywhere."

Moreover, a whole-body perspective, Witte said, may be especially useful as new therapies designed to modulate the immune system in response to disease become available. At present, there are very few tools available to follow the extent and duration of responses to such treatment.

The new approaches devised by Witte and his colleagues, can now be applied to "visualize immune cell expansion and activation (and) can be used for the evaluation and development of immunotherapies for cancer and other diseases," he said.

One intriguing possibility, according to Witte, is that these techniques could be turned to the study of autoimmune diseases, where the immune system mistakenly identifies native cells or tissues as foreign and mounts an attack.

The techniques they've developed should now enable scientists -- and one day clinicians -- to observe the ebb and flow of the immune system over the course of an episode of disease or autoimmune response, said Witte.


'"/>

Source:Howard Hughes Medical Institute


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. New imaging method gives early indication if brain cancer therapy is effective, U-M study shows
2. Duke engineers develop new 3-D cardiac imaging probe
3. Confocal imaging promises early detection of skin cancer
4. Newer imaging techniques may lead to over-treatment
5. Researchers use 3-D imaging system to unveil swimming behavior of microscopic plankton
6. Microscopic brain imaging in the palm of your hand
7. New imaging technology shown to detect pancreatic inflammation in type 1 diabetes
8. Purdues gold nanorods brighten future for medical imaging
9. New technique puts brain-imaging research on its head
10. T-rays: New imaging technology spotlighted by American Chemical Society
11. UCLA imaging study of children with autism finds broken mirror neuron system
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: PET imaging reveals the immune system work

(Date:4/1/2015)... , April 1, 2015   Medisafe ™, the ... users across iOS and Android ... integrating biofeedback into the platform to allow patients to ... For the first time, patients will be able to ... dose impacts important biometrics, such as glucose levels and ...
(Date:3/30/2015)... DUBLIN , Mar. 26, 2015 Research and ... addition of the "Global Gesture Recognition Market in ... The analysts forecast the Global Gesture Recognition market ... 12.8% over the period 2013-2018. Gesture recognition ... respond to different gestures of an individual. Gesture recognition ...
(Date:3/24/2015)... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/kvdtcw/face_and_voice ) has announced the addition of the ... report to their offering. This report analyzes the worldwide ... following Segments: Face Biometrics, and Voice Biometrics. The report provides separate ... Japan , Europe , ... Africa , and Latin America . ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Medisafe Announces Launch of Biometric Integration, Enabling Patients to Stay Adherent to Their Meds and See Tangible Health Results 2Global Gesture Recognition Market in Automotive Sector Report 2015 - Growing Number of Partnerships 2Face and Voice Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Face Recognition Gains Prominence in Immigration Control 2Face and Voice Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Face Recognition Gains Prominence in Immigration Control 3Face and Voice Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Face Recognition Gains Prominence in Immigration Control 4Face and Voice Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Face Recognition Gains Prominence in Immigration Control 5Face and Voice Biometrics - Global Strategic Business Report 2015: Face Recognition Gains Prominence in Immigration Control 6
... of Nottingham have been recognised among the finest examples ... tackling climate change. The University impressed the judges ... innovations that will improve access to clean drinking water ... make homes of the future more eco-friendly. The ...
... how the flea jumps, think again. In 1967, Henry ... catapult themselves into the air in an elastic pad ... raged about exactly how fleas harness this explosive energy. ... but neither had access to the high speed recording ...
... A breakthrough by scientists at Queen,s University Belfast ... the world, and ultimately increase survival rates. ... have discovered the role of an enzyme which, when ... the heart. This has, until now, restricted the amount ...
Cached Biology News:Nottingham success in green technologies awards 2Nottingham success in green technologies awards 344-year-old mystery of how fleas jump resolved 244-year-old mystery of how fleas jump resolved 3Cancer breakthrough to prevent heart failure and increase survival rates 2
(Date:3/31/2015)... 2015  Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (BPC), a leading developer ... addition of its newest plasma collection center located at ... Arkansas . The over 16,000 square foot state-of-the-art ... 26 th 2015 and brings the total number ... "This facility represents another milestone in our continued ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2015 Pittcon ... and Applied Spectroscopy, ended on March 12, in New ... at $21 million as estimated by the New Orleans ... more than 14,200 conferees and exhibitor personnel. Those ... of the conferee number. For the third year, the ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... SALT LAKE CITY , March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... second milestone with the selection of ten proposals ... The MCRI is the first patient-led, scientifically validated ... patients. Stage 2 of the MCRI ... "After careful review of a large number of ...
(Date:3/31/2015)... 31, 2015 Today, Cryos International, the ... of their U.S. facilities and inventory from New York ... of experience, Cryos’ relocation is a reflection of their ... to Orlando was completed during the first weekend of ... taking place on April 6. The new facility in ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation Announces the Opening of its Newest Plasma Collection Facility in Conway, Arkansas 2Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 2Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 3Pittcon 2015 Hits the Big Easy in a Big Way 4Myeloma Crowd Research Initiative Selects 10 High-Risk Multiple Myeloma Proposals For Further Review 2Cryos International Completes Groundbreaking Sperm Migration to Orlando, Florida 2
... , TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 18 Peregrine ... researchers presented positive data on progress in its federally ... its phosphatidylserine (PS)-targeting antibodies bind to VHF viruses and ... of lethal VHF infection. The data were presented ...
... , LONDON, November 18 , ... Disease , - An Estimated Two Billion Work Hours ... issued today reveals for the first time that,people between the ages of 40 ... for Health and other leading experts, the,report uncovers a new, younger majority of ...
... ... leader in the manufacture of precision biomedical and industrial test instruments, ... Utilizing Netech’s patent pending technology; accurate flow rate, volume, and occlusion ... before. IPA 2000 is compact and lightweight. This portable device quickly ...
Cached Biology Technology:Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Antiviral Data at 2009 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference 2Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Antiviral Data at 2009 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference 3Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Antiviral Data at 2009 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference 4Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Antiviral Data at 2009 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference 5Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Presents Promising Antiviral Data at 2009 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference 6Mainstay of the Global Workforce - 40-65 Year Olds - Hit Hardest by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 2Mainstay of the Global Workforce - 40-65 Year Olds - Hit Hardest by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 3Mainstay of the Global Workforce - 40-65 Year Olds - Hit Hardest by Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) 4Netech Corporation Announces the Release of IPA 2000 -- Infusion Pump Analyzer for Fast and Accurate Testing of All Infusion Pumps 2
... The nature of proteomics demands the ... The superior performance of the AXIMA-CFRplus with ... than 5 ppm) provides increased confidence in ... blanking for enhanced sensitivity, automated sample target ...
QCPN...
... standard of the Axima range, the ... mass accuracy, resolution, sensitivity and mass ... both linear and reflectron time-of-flight analysis. ... enables the generation of seamless PSD, ...
... O-TOF creates a new category for MALDI. ... that has been licensed to the PerkinElmerSCIEX ... , As the first single MALDI-TOF mass ... cooling, the prOTOF 2000 represents a substantial ...
Biology Products: