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Seventeen on inflammation

In October 2005, we, alongside the laboratory of Casey Weaver, identified a third type of helper T cells that produce the cytokine IL-17, important for the regulation of tissue inflammation.

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I thank my many former and current colleagues and collaborators, as well as the Arthritis Foundation and NIAMS for funding, during the exciting course of my work.

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I am a scientific founder and advisor for the Kanova and Kuling biotech companies.

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Dong, C. Seventeen on inflammation. Nat Immunol 21, 821–822 (2020).

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