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The tumour microenvironment can prevent some T cells from carrying out their immunotherapeutic duties. In this Q&A, Dr Brian Shy, Clinical Instructor at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Laboratory Medicine, describes a recent study wherein he and fellow scientists discovered a strategy to strengthen T cells…
Researchers have developed a new method for comparing CAR T cells, each with slightly different molecular features, to determine which is most effective and long-lasting against cancer.
The new immune gene networks have implications for developing immunotherapies and understanding autoimmune diseases.
A new study has shown that mutations in mitochondrial DNA induced by cell reprogramming may trigger an immune response.
Scientists utilise computational biology techniques in a bid to enable doctors to use targeted therapies for cancer patients.
Crystal structure of the dopamine 2 receptor bound to an antipsychotic drug provides a much-needed discovery in the quest to create effective drugs with fewer side effects...