Anthony Filiano led the study that suggests immune cells control social behavior, which could impact schizophrenia and autism spectrum disorders.
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UVA researchers discover immune cells call the shots

Groundbreaking research has emerged from UVA researchers showing that immune cells control social behavior. Last year, the same lab debunked a long-held scientific belief that the brain lacked a connection with the immune system, which will require medical textbooks to be rewritten. The researchers, led by Jonathan Kipnis, chairman of the department of neuroscience in […]