Immunotherapy

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.
What is Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy is a treatment that is designed to harness the ability of the body’s immune system to combat infection or disease.

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Researchers develop a computational approach to identify genomic safe harbors for therapeutic genes

Researchers develop a computational approach to identify genomic safe harbors for therapeutic genes

Trastuzumab combined with trimodality treatment for HER2-overexpressing esophageal cancer found to be ineffective

Trastuzumab combined with trimodality treatment for HER2-overexpressing esophageal cancer found to be ineffective

New opportunity to induce remission of peanut allergy in young children through oral immunotherapy

New opportunity to induce remission of peanut allergy in young children through oral immunotherapy

The tetrapeptide tuftsin effectively impairs the binding of SARS-CoV-2 S1 to ACE2

The tetrapeptide tuftsin effectively impairs the binding of SARS-CoV-2 S1 to ACE2

Study shows efficacy, safety of oral immunotherapy in one- to three-year-olds with peanut allergy

Study shows efficacy, safety of oral immunotherapy in one- to three-year-olds with peanut allergy

Research finds quick recovery of heart function in children with COVID-19-related MIS-C

Research finds quick recovery of heart function in children with COVID-19-related MIS-C

Independent drug action responsible for greater clinical efficacy of combination cancer therapies

Independent drug action responsible for greater clinical efficacy of combination cancer therapies

Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Addition of hormone therapy to radiotherapy treatments improves survival in prostate cancer patients

Study shows that key parts of human immunity are shared in bacteria

Study shows that key parts of human immunity are shared in bacteria

Overall survival rate has nearly doubled for Ph+ ALL patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplant

Overall survival rate has nearly doubled for Ph+ ALL patients after hematopoietic stem cell transplant

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

ASTRO provides new guidance on the use of external beam radiation therapy for primary liver cancers

Skin-related side effects may be an indicator that the cancer medications are working

Skin-related side effects may be an indicator that the cancer medications are working

Novel mechanisms controlling tertiary lymphoid structure formation in tumors revealed

Novel mechanisms controlling tertiary lymphoid structure formation in tumors revealed

Phase 1 clinical trial shows the safety, feasibility of CAR-M cell therapy for solid tumors

Phase 1 clinical trial shows the safety, feasibility of CAR-M cell therapy for solid tumors

Isolated antibodies from BNT162b2 vacinee effective against Omicron variant

Isolated antibodies from BNT162b2 vacinee effective against Omicron variant

Researchers illuminate the molecular landscape and clinical features of rare kidney cancer

Researchers illuminate the molecular landscape and clinical features of rare kidney cancer

New grant program launches to advance therapeutic discovery for follicular lymphoma

New grant program launches to advance therapeutic discovery for follicular lymphoma

Grouping tumors by 'immune archetypes' points the way to personalized immunotherapies

Grouping tumors by 'immune archetypes' points the way to personalized immunotherapies

In vivo generation of engineered CAR T cells can reduce fibrosis and restore cardiac function after heart injury

In vivo generation of engineered CAR T cells can reduce fibrosis and restore cardiac function after heart injury

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts

New approach with mRNA preparation reprograms T cells to attack heart fibroblasts