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January 2024

January 9, 2024 Nature Cancer News & views: MALAT1 protects dormant tumor cells from immune elimination

October 2023

October 9, 2023 Mary Ann Liebert Inc, publishers. Journal of Interferon and Cytokine Research: A Conversation with Judy Lieberman

August 2023

August 31, 2023 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The Science of Childhood Cancer Series: Sounding an alarm: Innate immunity makes cancer immunogenic

May 2023

May 1, 2023, Boston Children's Hospital Answers: An unexpected journey reveals a potent way to attack tumors

March 2023

March 13, 2023, Harvard Medical News Article: New insights into ALS featuring Dr. Lieberman

March 28, 2023, Boston Children's Hospital Answers: A promising target for ALS and other neurodegenerative disorders: Curbing inflammation

July 2022

July 28, 2022, Youtube: Dr. Lieberman: SARS-CoV – Monocyte and Macrophage Infection, Inflammasome Activation and Pyroptosis

May 2022

How Covid-19 triggers massive inflammation

April 2022

April 21, 2022, Forbes article: SARS-CoV-2 Infection of Monocytes Triggers Inflammation

April 10, 2022 TWiV 887 Podcast: Bonfire of the monocytes

April 8, 2022, article:  COVID-19 Inflammatory Insights

April 6, 2022, CNN article: Study reveals how Covid-19 infections can set off massive inflammation in the body 

March 2021

Profile of Judy Lieberman

February 2021

γδ T cells burst malaria’s bubble

January 2021

Specialized T cells protect against the deadliest form of malaria

October 2020

Recognition of Ventus by C&E News

September 2020

Stealth Killing by Uterine NK Cells for Tolerance and Tissue Homeostasis

NK cell nanotubes to the rescue?

Killing via nanotubes

June 2020

Jack of all trades inhibit inflammation

May 2020

Killer cells add fire to fuel immunotherapy

Disulfiram inhibits inflammatory gatekeeper protein: Could it be helpful in COVID-19?

March 2020

Nature Reviews: The gasdermins, a protein family executing cell death and inflammation

Gasdermins deliver a deadly punch to cancer

November 2018

RNAi Rollercoaster Begins to Reap Therapies

July 2018

"Teenage" red blood cells could hold the key to a malaria vaccine

April 2018

Guardians of the Ring

Nature Immunology: Hard-to-kill macrophages lead to chronic inflammation in HIV

December 2017

Microbial Murder Mystery Solver

November 2017

Microbial Murder Mystery Solved

Microptosis: The Answer to Antibiotic Resistance?

Nature Reviews - Granzyme B's roundhouse kick against bacteria

September 2017

Symposium In Honor of Judy Lieberman

March 2017

Nature Biotechnology - Worth the RISC?

July 2016

When antibiotics fail - A potential new angle on severe bacterial infection and sepsis

Angel of Attack: Protein fragment offers new way to try battling bacterial infections and sepsis

Science Signaling Editor's Choice

June 2015

Expanding on exosomes and ectosomes in cancer

January 2015

Vector - Can breast cancer cells tell each other to metastasize? By Tom Ulrich

December 2014

Science - "Malicious exosomes"

Special delivery: microRNA-200-containing extracellular vesicles provide metastatic message to distal tumor cells

Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences USA - "tRNA-derived G-quadruplex protects motor neurons"

June 2014

Cell - "Delivering three punches to knockout intracellular bacteria"

March 2013

SciBX - "Bacterial synthesis of small interfering RNA"

NPR - "'Sponge' drug shows promise for treating Hepatitis C"

Los Angeles Times - "A new drug shows promise of hepatisis C cure"

Health - "Experimental drug may work against Hepatitis C"​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

June 2012

National Human Genome Research Institute - "Uncovering the archaeological landscape of cancer genomes"

Biotechniques - "RNAi therapeutics: the teenage years"

May 2012

Nature Review - "Therapeutics: siRNAs jump the hurdle"

April 2012

Vector - "Packaging RNAs for speedy, accurate delivery for cancer and more" - "Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer"

Harvard Immune Disease Institute - "Packaging therapeutic RNAs for targeted treatment of breast cancer"

January 2012

Cellular & Molecular Immunology - "Endocytosis by target cells: an essential means for perforin- and granzyme-mediated killing"

November 2011

Cell - "ceRNAs: miRNA target mimic mimics"

Nature Reviews - "Epigenetics"

Nature Reviews - "Regulatory RNA: layer by layer"

Nature Reviews - "RNA: a new layer of regulation"

Lizzard's Lieberman lab shirts rock!

August 2011

Dr. Judy Lieberman, MD at Facing Tomorrow 2011 - "Test tube threads"

July 2011

Virology Blog - "TWiV 140: an aptitude for microbicides"

May 2011

Voice of America - "Topical medication might provide protection against HIV"

November 2010

Nature Immunology - "Host DNase TREX1 hides HIV from DNA sensors"

October 2010

IAVI - "Clues found about how HIV-1 avoids triggering innate immune reponses"

October 2009

Blood - "Granzyme A is a proinflammatory protease"

January 2009

Cell Host & Microbe - "Cholesterol paves the wya for topically applied viricides"

May 2008

Cell - "Granzyme A, a stealth killer in the mitochondrion"​​​​​​​


Nature Medicine - "An apt approach"

The Scientist - "More support for RNAi in clinic"

Focus - "MicroRNA regulates tumor stem cells"

Science - "Therapeutic RNAi: delivering the future?"

Harvard Crimson - "Revolution in the labs"

Gene Therapy - "A practical siRNA microbicide"

Silencing herpes simplex virus with a vaginal microbicide

Cell - "siRNAs: a promising alternative to vaccination?"

Trends in Molecular Medicine - "Directed cell type specific delivery of siRNA"

Nature Reviews Microbiology - "Effective protection"

Nature Biotechnology - "RNAi tackles a sexually transmitted disease"

Gene Therapy - "Antibodies guide the way"

Nature Biotechnology - "Receptor-targeted siRNAs"

Nature - "Silence of the genes"

Nature - "Topical microbicide based on siRNA"

New England Journal of Medicine - "Targeting specific cell types with silencing RNA"


Journal of Cell Biology - "Reparing for death"

Immunity - "Do cytotoxic lymphocytes kill via reactive oxygen species?"

DNA Repair

Harvard Gazette - "MicroRNA discovered to play role in DNA repair"

Dana Farber Cancer Institute - "MicroRNA discovered to play role in DNA repair"

Cell - "What goes on must come off"

Nature - "Tails of histones lost"


Science - "A sound rationale needed for Phase III HIV-1 vaccine trials"

The Charlie Rose Science Series Episode 07.24.07 - "AIDS" (Guests: Paul Nurse, Seth Berkley, Scott Hammer, Peter Kwong, Judy Lieberman)

HMS - "Topical treatment wipes out herpes with RNAi"

WBZ-4 Healthwatch (1/21/2009)