Jingwei Sun

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The current success of targeted inhibition against cytotoxic T-lymphocyte-associated protein 4 (CTLA-4) and Programmed Death 1/Programmed Death Ligand 1 (PD-1/PD-L1, herein collectively referred to as PD) pathways is hailed as a cancer immunotherapy breakthrough. PD-L1, known also as B7 homolog 1 (B7-H1), was initially discovered by Dr. Lieping Chen in(More)
This paper establishes a framework for an analytical theory of short-run macroeconomic cycles with intersectoral migration of agricultural labor in a developing economy. It defines measurements for the migration and finds cyclical fluctuations in farmer migrations. Data show such fluctuations are much more important in some developing economy than(More)
The central nervous system (CNS) is an immune-privileged organ with the capacity to prevent excessive inflammation. Aside from the blood-brain barrier, active immunosuppressive mechanisms remain largely unknown. We report that a neuron-specific molecule, synaptic adhesion-like molecule 5 (SALM5), is a crucial contributor to CNS immune privilege. We found(More)
Acknowledgments This is not simply a dissertation, but also a record of the most important journey in my life. My sincere gratitude goes to all the great people who supported me along this amazing process to complete my doctoral studies in Economics. I wish to express enormous thanks to my main advisor Professor Robert Margo. His excellent guidance and(More)
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