Oncology & Cancer

A powerful new plant-based weapon against cancer

Cancer is caused by abnormal cell proliferation and is one of the main public health issues in the world. Recently, the research group led by Researcher Du Peng of PKU School of Life Sciences discovered that a plant immune ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists prevent 'exhaustion' in cancer-fighting T cells

When faced with a formidable foe for months on end, the immune system's T cells begin to tire. Whether fighting a cancer or a chronic infection, they become less effective over time, a phenomenon dubbed "T cell exhaustion" ...

Medical research

Study finds repurposed drug inhibits enzyme related to COVID-19

With the end of the pandemic seemingly nowhere in sight, scientists are still very focused on finding new or alternative drugs to treat and stop the spread of COVID-19. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers at the University ...

Oncology & Cancer

New effective combination therapy for pediatric T-acute leukemia

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer affecting children. The T-ALL form of leukemia that emerges from early T lineage cells has a poorer prognosis than B-lineage ALL. The prognosis for relapsed T-ALL ...

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