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The Wondrous T-Cell | Jim Allison: Breakthrough

Clip: Season 21 Episode 15 | 1m 44s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from Jim Allison: Breakthrough, while young medical student Allison was meeting his future wife at the University of Texas in Austin, he was also becoming fascinated by an important new discovery: T-cells. The center of the human immune system, they are "cells that go all over your body and manage to protect you and not kill you," Allison said, "to me, it’s just wondrous."

Aired: 04/27/20

Rating: NR

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