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Diverse gut bacteria fuel two types of immune cells that reduce the risk of infections and dangerous transplant complications.

The prize recipient discovered a mechanism of tissue repair that she harnessed to restore visual function in old, blind mice with retinal disease.

These mutations, which have been linked to serious conditions in transplant recipients, previously went undetected in this donor population.