Albany Medical College to research age and the flu

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany Medical College has received a hefty $1.6 million grant to research how age raises our chances of catching the flu.

The five-year grant will allow the school to investigate not only how age affects contracting the flu but also ways to improve resistance for the elderly.

The research will focus on a group of self-renewing immune cells that are believed to decrease in the number with age.

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