Month: January 2021

Study points the way to boost immunotherapy against breast cancer, other solid tumors


Excerpt from the Article: Boosting immune system T cells to effectively attack solid tumors, such as breast cancers, can be done by adding a small molecule to a treatment procedure called chimeric antigen receptor-T (CAR-T) cell therapy, according to a study by researchers at the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The boost helps recruit more…

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UCLH doses first patient in the world in Covid-19 antibody trial


Excerpt from the Press Release: UCLH has opened a new vaccine research centre with two clinical trials testing a long-acting antibody combination treatment to protect against Covid-19. Researchers in the STORM CHASER study led by UCLH virologist Dr Catherine Houlihan have recruited the first participant in the world to the study. They believe the antibody…

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