Mar 28 2011

‘Thinking’ white cells go from place to place, as needed

Published by Editor at 1:05 pm under University in the Media

March 27, 2011  Jerusalem Post

White blood cells don’t seem complicated enough to have “brains” or a decision-making process, but they’ve been found by biologists at the University of Haifa to play a critical “thinking” role in the healing of bacterial infections. Dr. Amiram Ariel headed a study just published in the European Journal of Immunology…”The process we have discovered can assist in the development of drugs based on natural processes that take place in the human body, unlike most of the existing drugs, which attempt to curb inflammation by artificial means,” said Ariel.

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