Oncology & Cancer

Researchers engineer cells to better target cancer

In cell-based immunotherapy, a treatment being explored for cancer, the body's immune cells are modified to eliminate cancer cells more effectively. Immune cells can kill cancer cells on their own but have some difficulty ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Why don't people get sick despite being infected?

Even as others were dying of COVID-19, Rick Wright made phone calls to his business clients. He lifted weights, did pushups and glided on an elliptical trainer. Late at night, he took his dog on long walks.

Oncology & Cancer

Putting 'super' in natural killer cells

Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and deleting a key gene, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have created natural killer cells—a type of immune cell—with measurably stronger ...

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