Expert Exchange

KSQA with Dr. Galit Alter on Viral Immunity and Respiratory Viruses

In this interview, Dr. Alter discusses research she will be presenting at the upcoming joint Keystone Symposia on Viral Immunity: Basic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications and Respiratory Viruses: New Frontiers. She shares how vaccines can be formulated to shape immune responses and antibody functions, in the context of RSV, COVID and other respiratory pathogens.

>> In this second part of her interview, Dr. Alter offers career advice.

PAI Senior Editors Neil Greenspan, MD, PhD, and Michael Lederman, MD, Talk With David Baltimore, PhD

David Baltimore, PhD, reflects on his contributions to biomedical science, which have had a major influence on the fields of molecular biology, virology, cancer, and immunology.

>>20-Minute Video plus Transcript.





PAI Senior Editors Robert Bonomo, MD, and Michael Lederman, MD, Talk With Arturo Casadevall, MD, PhD

Dr. Arturo Casadevall shares insight into his childhood, what motivated him to go into biomedical research, the impact of the AIDS epidemic, and the lessons learned that he imparts to younger scientists.

>>20 Minute Video plus Transcript.





Peter Doherty, Nobel Laureate: Questions and Reflections Concerning MHC Restriction and other Fruits of a Life of Biomedical Erudition

Peter Doherty, PhD, talked with PAI Senior Editor Neil Greenspan, MD, PhD, about the landmark article he and Rolf Zinkernagel published in Nature that described the ability of lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)-specific cytotoxic T cells to lyse LCMV-infected, 51Cr-labeled target cells if the target cells shared class I major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecules with these T cells.

>>Q&A Article.


Current Issue Articles


Is France Once Again Looking for a Scapegoat?
Published: Dec. 29, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.490

Soluble Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor 1 is Associated With Cardiovascular Risk in Persons With Coronary Artery Calcium Score of Zero
Published: Dec. 3, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.477

A Patient With Multiple Carbapenemase Producers Including an Unusual Citrobacter sedlakii Hosting an IncC blaNDM-1- and armA-carrying Plasmid
Published: Nov. 22, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.482

Impaired Memory B-Cell Response to Influenza Immunization in Patients With Common Variable Immunodeficiency (CVID)
Published: Oct. 27, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.405

High Red Cell Distribution Width and Low Absolute Lymphocyte Count Associate With Subsequent Mortality in HCV Infection
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.467

Pre-cART Immune Parameters in People Living With HIV Might Help Predict CD8+ T-Cell Characteristics, Inflammation Levels, and Reservoir Composition After Effective cART
Published: Oct. 1, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.447

An Interview with Nobel Laureate David Baltimore, PhD
Published: Aug. 30, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.476

Generation of a Novel SARS-CoV-2 Sub-genomic RNA Due to the R203K/G204R Variant in Nucleocapsid: Homologous Recombination has Potential to Change SARS-CoV-2 at Both Protein and RNA Level
Published: Aug. 20, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.460

Lack of Atorvastatin Effect on Monocyte Gene Expression and Inflammatory Markers in HIV-1- infected ART-suppressed Individuals at Risk of non-AIDS Comorbidities
Published: Aug. 13, 2021 | 10.20411/pai.v6i2.461


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