This year’s Nobel laureates in Medicine…

…Ralph Steinman, Jules Hoffmann and Bruce Beutler have devoted their work to the elucidation of the complex interplay between the innate and the adaptive immune system. Their discoveries of the molecular mechanisms of pathogen detection and the role of dendritic cells contributed substantially to the understanding of immune responses. The results are the basis for future therapeutic strategies which are also under development by TRON`s scientists.

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