Health News

Researchers discover potential boost to immunotherapy

Mount Sinai researchers have discovered a pathway that regulates special immune system cells in lung cancer tumors, suppressing them and allowing tumors to grow. The scientists also figured out how to interrupt this pathway and ramp up the immune system to prevent tumor formation or growth, offering a potential boost to immunotherapy, according to a […]

Medications

Engineering antibodies for diagnosis and immunotherapy

Professor John Whitelock is improving the smarts of antibodies and sending them into the extracellular area to outwit those clever cancer cells. The use of antibodies in cancer therapeutics has gone in and out of favor in the 25-odd years since scientists started investigating them. But according to Professor John Whitelock, from the UNSW Graduate […]