immune cells

T-cells attacking cancer cell illustration of microscopic photos

Immune T cells swarm to tumours by following a chemical gradient left by other cancer-killing T cells, a pre-clinical study by UNSW Sydney medical researchers has shown.

Eosinophils

UNSW scientists have shown in mice that eosinophils, a type of immune cell, could be important in activating a type of fat that burns energy instead of storing it.