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Immunotherapy is the concept of using the immune system to treat disease, for example, developing a vaccine against cancer. Immunotherapy may also refer to the therapy of diseases caused by the immune system, allergies for example.
MSK researchers harness power of CRISPR/Cas9 to create more-potent CAR T cells

MSK researchers harness power of CRISPR/Cas9 to create more-potent CAR T cells

New platform to perform live-cell analysis to be displayed by Essen BioScience at upcoming conference

New platform to perform live-cell analysis to be displayed by Essen BioScience at upcoming conference

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Melanoma patients' immunotherapy response linked to diversity and makeup of gut bacteria

Penn researchers find new way to track rare T cells in blood after annual flu vaccine

Penn researchers find new way to track rare T cells in blood after annual flu vaccine

Genomic analysis of brain tumor helps doctors keep cancer at bay for five years

Genomic analysis of brain tumor helps doctors keep cancer at bay for five years

Glowing mice could mark major step forward for new gene therapy

Glowing mice could mark major step forward for new gene therapy

IDIBELL scientists develop oncolytic virus capable of redirecting immune system to attack cancer cells

IDIBELL scientists develop oncolytic virus capable of redirecting immune system to attack cancer cells

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

Combination of drugs amplifies kill rates of brain cancer tumours in mice

Three-year course of treatment could banish symptoms of hay fever, study finds

Three-year course of treatment could banish symptoms of hay fever, study finds

New drug offers hope for patients with bladder cancer

New drug offers hope for patients with bladder cancer

New ‘MAGIC algorithm’ can predict transplant patient’s risk of developing graft-versus-host disease

New ‘MAGIC algorithm’ can predict transplant patient’s risk of developing graft-versus-host disease

Immune system plays paradoxical role in breast cancer metastasis

Immune system plays paradoxical role in breast cancer metastasis

Scientists identify distinct cells in tumours that inhibit immune response to fight cancer

Scientists identify distinct cells in tumours that inhibit immune response to fight cancer

Study paves way for therapies against myeloid-derived suppressor cells that collude with cancer

Study paves way for therapies against myeloid-derived suppressor cells that collude with cancer

Scientists discover way of improving immune system’s memory to recognise and fight cancers

Scientists discover way of improving immune system’s memory to recognise and fight cancers

European researchers highlight potential of xenografts in cancer research and treatment

European researchers highlight potential of xenografts in cancer research and treatment

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer

Sanford clinical study exploring immunotherapy drug to treat patients with advanced esophageal cancer

Researchers discover genes that could serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome

Researchers discover genes that could serve as therapeutic targets to reverse Rett syndrome

ALCMI and Scancell collaborate to advance cancer vaccine clinical trials in NSCLC patients

ALCMI and Scancell collaborate to advance cancer vaccine clinical trials in NSCLC patients

New immunotherapy active against mucosal melanoma and improves survival for bladder cancer patients

New immunotherapy active against mucosal melanoma and improves survival for bladder cancer patients