Blog – Masonry

Best wishes to Matt Wolf on his next adventure!

Matt joined the Elisseeff lab in 2014, bringing expertise in extracellular matrix (ECM) biomaterials for tissue engineering. He discovered that the same pro-regenerative environment generated by ECM biomaterials to encourage tissue healing also enabled the immune system to kill cancer cells. Cancer killing by immune…

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Liam Chung publishes a paper in Science Translational Medicine: IL17 and senescent cells play a role in foreign body response

Liam Chung, a postdoctoral fellow in the Elisseeff Lab, has recently published a paper in Science Translational Medicine. The article, linked below, discusses an immune-mediated response to materials implanted in the body, which can result in a fibrotic capsule around the implant. The role of interleukin…

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