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Conquering disease one gene at a time

Genomics – 1984: Dr. Tak Mak discovers the T-cell receptor, a key component of acquired immunity. As the body’s defense cells which help fight viral infections, ‘Helper’ T-cells possess receptor that can signal T-cells to attack viruses. (University Health Network Toronto)

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Taken on September 14, 2012