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Publication by Farber laboratory members

Early-life compartmentalization of human T cell differentiation and regulatory function in mucosal and lymphoid tissues



NEW YORK, NY (December 14, 2015) — New information about how the infant immune system works may prompt researchers and clinicians to rethink strategies for enhancing the effectiveness of newborn vaccines and preventing life-threatening allergies in children. This information is based on a study from Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) highlighting fundamental differences between the immune systems of newborns and adults.

The study was published in today’s online edition of Nature Medicine. Click here for the full paper, or find it under "documents" on this page.