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The Role of the BAFF/APRIL System in the Biology of NK and iNKT cells

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posted on 31.08.2018, 21:25 by PIN SHIE QUAH
BAFF and APRIL are two key chemical molecules which signal certain immune cells to develop and grow, to perform their functions, or to live or to die. This thesis examines the role of the BAFF/APRIL system in two cancer-fighting cells called natural killer cells and natural killer T cells. A better understanding of the influence that BAFF and APRIL have on these cells may create an opportunity for the development of new treatments against cancer and other immune disorders.

History

Principal supervisor

Fabienne Mackay

Additional supervisor 1

Daniel Mark Andrews

Additional supervisor 2

Kirsten Fairfax

Year of Award

2018

Department, School or Centre

Immunology - Alfred

Campus location

Australia

Course

Doctor of Philosophy

Degree Type

DOCTORATE

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences

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