Douglas R. Green, PhD

Douglas R. Green, PhD

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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Douglas Green, PhD, is the chair of the Immunology Department, co-leader of the Cancer Biology Program and Peter C. Doherty Endowed Chair of Immunology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and has recently elected to the National Academy of Sciences. View full bio.

POSTS By Douglas R. Green, PhD

An effective COVID vaccine will come faster if science goes slow

An effective COVID vaccine will come faster if science goes slowly

Posted by Douglas R. Green, PhD | Jun 10, 2020

Scientists know what can happen if a COVID vaccine isn’t tested properly, and this St. Jude researcher has a recommendation on the best way to proceed.

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Tumor microenvironment goes from homely to hostile when LAP is turned off

Tumor microenvironment switches from homely to hostile when this process is turned off

Posted by Douglas R. Green, PhD | Jan 2, 2019

Researchers learn how this housekeeper for cancer cells turns into a cancer house killer. Learn how targeting LAP could promote an anti-tumor response and slow tumor growth.

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Apoptosis or necroptosis? The caspase-8 protein decides

Apoptosis or necroptosis? The caspase-8 protein decides

Posted by Douglas R. Green, PhD | Oct 20, 2017

Programmed cell death can affect immune response to diseases such as cancer. Learn how caspase-8 chooses cell death and how that decision can be stopped.

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Can ESCRT-III proteins protect cells from necroptosis?

Cell necroptosis: Can ESCRT-III proteins protect cells from the kill switch?

Posted by Douglas R. Green, PhD | Aug 17, 2017

Find out how a newly discovered protein can give your body’s doomed cells a second chance at life.

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