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 treatment that is designed to harness the ability of the body’s immune system to combat infection or disease. Immunotherapy might produce an immune response to disease or enhance the immune system’s resistance to active diseases such as cancer.

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UCLA professor named to the National Academy of Medicine

UCLA professor named to the National Academy of Medicine

Cell nucleus may play role in enabling cells to evade crowded environments

Cell nucleus may play role in enabling cells to evade crowded environments

New tool can provide non-invasive decision support for NSCLC treatment

New tool can provide non-invasive decision support for NSCLC treatment

Key blood marker can lead to effective melanoma treatments

Key blood marker can lead to effective melanoma treatments

Patients with soft-tissue cancer show rapid and complete response to novel combination of immunotherapy

Patients with soft-tissue cancer show rapid and complete response to novel combination of immunotherapy

CAR NKT cells offer a promising approach to combat hard-to-treat solid tumors

CAR NKT cells offer a promising approach to combat hard-to-treat solid tumors

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

Neoadjuvant trial of combination immunotherapy has favorable outcomes in bladder cancer patients

A new therapeutic approach for Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

A new therapeutic approach for Epstein-Barr virus-associated tumors

New study may lead to more effective, personalized cancer immunotherapies

New study may lead to more effective, personalized cancer immunotherapies

Temporal predictors of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Temporal predictors of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

New initiative identifies key parameters underlying effective anti-tumor immunity

New initiative identifies key parameters underlying effective anti-tumor immunity

Multi-center Phase I study of anti-VISTA opens for patient enrollment

Multi-center Phase I study of anti-VISTA opens for patient enrollment

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

ACGT awards $500,000 grant to advance strategies for treating solid tumors

ACGT awards $500,000 grant to advance strategies for treating solid tumors

Dried blood spot samples accurately detect anti-SARS-CoV-2 S glycoprotein antibodies

Dried blood spot samples accurately detect anti-SARS-CoV-2 S glycoprotein antibodies

Cancer mutations are found in distinct regions that vary based on genomic structure and mutation

Cancer mutations are found in distinct regions that vary based on genomic structure and mutation

Ludwig study uncovers a nutritional approach to improve cancer immunotherapy

Ludwig study uncovers a nutritional approach to improve cancer immunotherapy

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

Applying the power of AI to improve heart-transplant outcomes

Applying the power of AI to improve heart-transplant outcomes

Scientists map genetic networks that control the biology of regulatory T cells

Scientists map genetic networks that control the biology of regulatory T cells