Immune ‘control switch’ could prevent brain injury in premature babies – RMIT University

Researchers have discovered an immune control switch that could protect the brains of premature babies, who often suffer brain injuries when their immune response goes into overdrive.

Through a series of clinical and pre-clinical studies, an international research team has for the first time worked out how to calm down hyperactive microglia, the brain’s immune cells.

Click here to read full article https://www.rmit.edu.au/news/all-news/2019/oct/brain-injury-premature-babies

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