The UGA Voices from the Vanguard 2016 series concludes as Sarah J. Schlesinger tells how novel cells that were first spotted under a microscope in the 1970s have since been recognized as sentinels, sensors and “conductors of the immune symphony.” That’s how the 2011 Nobel Prize committee described dendritic cells, which have enabled a wealth of insights into the development of drugs and vaccines, including those aimed at preventing AIDS. Schlesinger's presentation is titled “Dendritic Cells, HIV Vaccines and the Nobel Prize: An Amazing Adventure."
Sponsored by: Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD), Center for
Contact: Pat Thomas 706-542-1210
For more information, visit: http://grady.uga.edu/news/view/researcher_to_talk_about_life_long_quest_...