Newly discovered immune cell linked to type 1 diabetes

May 30, 2019
In a discovery that might be likened to finding medicine's version of the Loch Ness monster, a research team from Johns Hopkins Medicine, IBM Research and four collaborating institutions is the first to document the existence of long-doubted 'X cell', a 'rogue hybrid' immune system cell that may play a key role in the development of type 1 diabetes. Read more
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