February 16 2011 (Wednesday) - Macrophage Activation Factor



Macrophage activation factor isn't something I've thought about for a long time, but today was a welcome refresher. A brief overview of the molecular structure of the thing, how the factor interacts with various cells, how cancer cells cleverly disable the factor, and an insight into ongoing research and a potential cure for HIV infection and some cancers.

Our speaker put on an excellent show – today’s talk was very interesting, especially when one bears in mind that it was a presentation put together at the last minute to cover for a speaker who was suddenly unavailable...

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