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2014-03-26: Filip Swirski, PhD, is the recipient of the 2014 MGH Howard Goodman Fellowship. This highly competitive $300,000 award is intended "to support the pursuit of excellence by young scientists of uncommon passion and ability". Congratulations Fil!
2013-12-12: "Macrophage Accumulation in Atherosclerosis", a commentary on the recent Nature Medicine paper from the Swirski lab, appears in The New England Journal of Medicine. See also the accompanying News and Views on the paper in Nature Medicine
2012-01-12: "Surprising Cells Stymie Sepsis" - Science NOW features the latest paper from the Swirski Lab. More details and news coverage are listed here.
2011-10-28: "Stopping monocytes in their tracks" - CSB work is a Nature Reviews Immunology Highlight (pdf)
2011-01-27: New Science Labs web site launches with redesigned view of the CSB article - http://labs.sciencemag.org/splenic/
2010-11-12: During October 2010, CSB article in Circulation Research Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibition Prevents the Release of Monocytes From Their Splenic Reservoir in Mice With Myocardial Infarction was downloaded and viewed over 275 times, placing it in the top tier.
2009-09-09: F1000 Medicine features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-09-01: "Storage in the spleen". An article in Nature Medicine by Clare Thomas features the article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-08-25: F1000 Biology features the Immunity article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites"
2009-08-05: Listen to Podcasts featuring CSB's latest paper in Science:
2009-08-04: 'Finally the spleen gets some respect'. An article in The New York Times by Natalie Angier features the article 'Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites'.
2009-07-31: "Dispensable But Not Irrelevant". A commentary in Science by Ting Jia and Eric Pamer features the article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-31: "Vestigial Organs Not So Useless After All". National Geographic features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-31: "Junk organs are not really useless". Little About features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-30: "It takes a spleen to mend a broken heart". ScienceDaily features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-30: "The Not-so-Dispensable Spleen". Science News features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-30: "Spleen May Help Heart Recover From Disease". HealthDay News features the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2009-07-30: "Unexpected reservoir monocytes discovered in the spleen". Massachusetts General Hospital reports on the Science article "Identification of Splenic Reservoir Monocytes and Their Deployment to Inflammatory Sites".
2007-11-28: F1000 Biology features the Journal of Experimental Medicine article "The healing myocardium sequentially mobilizes two monocyte subsets with divergent and complementary functions".
2007-11-26: "Monocyte diversity heals heart". The Journal of Experimental Medicine features the article "The healing myocardium sequentially mobilizes two monocyte subsets with divergent and complementary functions".
2007-02-01: "Fet gets picky with macrophages". Nature Reviews in Immunology features the Journal of Clinical Investigation article "Ly-6Chi monocytes dominate hypercholesterolemia-associated monocytosis and give rise to macrophages in atheromata".
2007-01-02: Cover of The Journal of Clinical Investigation highlights the article "Ly-6Chi monocytes dominate hypercholesterolemia-associated monocytosis and give rise to macrophages in atheromata".
2007-01-02: "Macrophage heterogeneity and tissue lipids". A Journal of Clinical Investigation" article by Siamon Gordon features the article "Ly-6Chi monocytes dominate hypercholesterolemia-associated monocytosis and give rise to macrophages in atheromata".

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