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Killer T Cells Support Tissue Regeneration  


Researchers at the Leibniz Institute for Immunotherapy (LIT) have demonstrated that killer T cells of the immune system not only eliminate pathologically altered cells, but also promote the subsequent tissue wound healing process.

Scientific Director Prof. Philipp Beckhove speaks in German Bundestag


The Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute for Immunotherapy (LIT), Prof. Philipp Beckhove, visited the German Bundestag. The attending deputies were impressed by the excellent research conducted at LIT. Subsequently, possibilities were discussed to enhance the international competitiveness of biomedical research in Germany.

Even T cells get tired


T cells, working within our immune system, can potentially infiltrate tumors and kill cancer cells. But they often get worn out or ‘exhausted,’ which puts the anti-cancer immune reaction on hold.