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γδ T cells

The lab studies γδ T cells in humans and mice, and the transcriptional programs that control the individual γδ T cell subsets. It may be beneficial to understand what governs their cytokine production, namely IFNg and IL-17 at time of inflammation, such as in the skin, or in tumors.

NK Cells

One key aspect of our research is to understand the effects of obesity on immune surveillance, and the effects of the immune system on obesity. The global obesity epidemic and the realization that chronic, low-grade inflammation is a characteristic feature of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease triggered a massive surge […]

Ireland’s 40 under 40 you should know

From business to politics and sport to science, they’re the next generation talents putting Ireland on the map. Andrea smith rounds up 40 Irish people under 40, whose names you’ll want to drop. Click here to view article in the Independent.

Lynch Honored with Junior Faculty Career Development Award

Lydia Lynch, PhD, of the Division of Endocrinology, was recently awarded a Junior Faculty Career Development Award from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) for her work investigating the positive role of iNKT cells in diabetes and obesity. The Junior Faculty Career Development Award is given to new principal investigators working in the field of diabetes […]