POSTS TAGGED AS immunotherapy

A Synthetic IL-9 vs. Radiation and Chemo

August 23, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Killer T Cells surround a cancer cell
Collaborative work at several labs has “shown that a synthetic IL-9 receptor allows those [MORE]

Novel Immunotherapy Delivery System

June 7, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cell-Loaded Beads Release Cytokines to Eradicate Tumors
“Researchers at Rice University have created a cytokine delivery system that can produce localized [MORE]

mRNA Nanoparticle that Restores p53 Function in Lab Models

May 3, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

Researchers restore function in Gene (p53) that can suppress liver cancer
“mRNA nanoparticles effectively and safely restored the function of the [MORE]

mRNA Shot Stimulates CAR-T Cells to Repair Heart Damage

April 12, 2022 | | Posted in Newsletter

mRNA shot spawns CAR-T cells in the body to repair heart disease damage
“mRNA technology is making waves with the success [MORE]

Reactivating the p53 Tumor Suppressor Gene

September 7, 2021 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cancer immunotherapy reactivates tumor suppressor protein
MAIN rarely covers drug discovery, which is a huge field in itself, but this piece [MORE]

Culturing Human Immune Cells

March 31, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human immune cells produced in a dish
Before lymphocytes are present in bone marrow, they are found in embryonic development of [MORE]

Spherical Nucleic Acids for Immunotherapy

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spherical nucleic acid
“Researchers from Northwestern University have leveraged machine learning to aid in the design of nanomedicines for immunotherapy. They [MORE]

Prospects for CRISPR in the Clinic

October 30, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Ex vivo CRISPR infographic
It is now more than a quarter century since the first authorized gene therapy clinical trial took [MORE]

Heat-Activated Immunotherapy

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heat-sensitive genetic switch for T cell
Georgia Tech bioengineers have developed means to control T-cells activity in cancer therapy.  They introduced a [MORE]

A Mitochondrial DNA Sensor

November 7, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mitochondrial DNA
Quoting directly: “UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers report for the first time that tumors stressed by cancer immunotherapy release [MORE]

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells

June 13, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells
Here’s a good question: can nanoparticle technology transform immunotherapy for cancer? From researchers at the Fred Hutchinson [MORE]

Barcoding and Tracking T-Cells in Immunotherapy

April 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

T-Cell (orange) in Blood
In adoptive T-cell therapy for cancer, T-cells are isolated from the patient’s blood, and then grown up [MORE]

First Use of CRISPR/Cas 9 in a Human Clinical Trial

January 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Gene Editing CRISPR-Cas9
Last October, clinical trial operators at the West China Hospital in Chengdu (Sichuan Province) altered immune cells from [MORE]

An Injectable Immunotherapy Gel

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Biogel Cancer Immunotherapy
Materials scientists and immunotherapists at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center have developed a means (not yet [MORE]