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May 17, 2022
Research Highlight: Mouse stem cells for primitive endoderm established
The third type of stem cells that make up the precursors of mouse embryos has been established for the first time
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May 12, 2022
How a bot beamed from California to Japan may prevent cancer patients from losing their breasts unnecessarily NEWS
February 7, 2022
Four RIKEN IMS Scientists chosen as Highly Cited Researchers 2021 NEWS
January 12, 2022
RIKEN IMS Basic Policy Regarding the Sharing of Human Genome Data" is posted NEWS
December 20, 2021
RIKEN IMS Receives CZI Ancestry Network Grant to Investigate Immune Diversity in Japan and Asia NEWS
December 15, 2021
Research related to COVID-19
Factors leading to serious breakout COVID-19 infections
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December 3, 2021
Research Highlight: The distinct microbiome of centenarians may partially account for their longevity
The unique gut microbiome of centenarians could be part of the secret of their long life
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September 22, 2021
Perspectives: Harnessing natural killer T cells to stop cancer
Innovative use of stem cell technology to ramp up production of natural killer T cells could hold the key to improved cancer treatments.
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September 16, 2021
Research Highlight: Why live attenuated vaccines offer more protection against influenza than inactivated vaccines
A mouse study reveals why some influenza vaccines offer a broader response against the virus than others
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August 10, 2021
Research Highlight: Unexpected diversity in virus-derived sequences in the human genome
Powerful genetic analysis tools reveal that people exhibit a surprising level of variation in virus-derived genetic sequences
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July 19, 2021
YouTube: "Vaccine development: Part 2 - Delivery system"
Dr Hidehiro Fukuyama from Laboratory for Lymphocyte Differentiation
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July 19, 2021
YouTube: "Vaccine development: Part 1 - Adjuvant"
Dr Hidehiro Fukuyama from Laboratory for Lymphocyte Differentiation
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July 8, 2021
Research Highlight: A nuclear 'gatekeeper' that regulates bone formation
An investigation of a rare developmental disorder helps clarify how signals that regulate bone formation enter the cellular nucleus
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June 29, 2021
Research Highlight: Precision-medicine approach turns up novel drug combination for aggressive leukemias
Shared vulnerabilities in genetically diverse cases point to new treatment strategy for acute myeloid leukemia
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February 24, 2021
An adjuvant vaccine for COVID-19
Development of simple vaccine using vitamin D3 adjuvant
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February 16, 2021
Research related to COVID-19
Understanding host-gut microbiota interactions to develop a therapeutic/preventive strategy toward SARS-CoV-2 infection
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January 28, 2021
Center Director: 2021 New Year's Message NEWS
January 21, 2021
Research related to COVID-19
Do genetic differences lead to differences in susceptibility and severity of COVID-19?
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December 4, 2020
Drs. Kenya Honda & Koji Atarashi, from Lab for Gut Homeostasis, chosen as Highly Cited Researchers NEWS
December 2, 2020
Dr. Kenya Honda, from Laboratory for Gut Homeostasis, received the 2020 Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Prize for Microbiology NEWS