Medical research

The physics behind tumor growth

Researchers at Duke University have developed a predictive theory for tumor growth that approaches the subject from a new point of view. Rather than focusing on the biological mechanisms of cellular growth, the researchers ...

Medical research

Functionality of immune cells in early life

A study by LMU researchers shows that putatively immature dendritic cells found in young children are able to induce robust immune responses. The results could lead to improved vaccination protocols.

Oncology & Cancer

Living macrophage-based drug promotes antitumor immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is one of the most promising approaches to inhibit tumor growth and metastasis by activating host immune functions. However, so far, immunotherapy still exhibits limitations of efficacy and safety, such as huge ...

Oncology & Cancer

The role of T cells in fighting cancer

New research from CU Cancer Center member Jing Hong Wang, MD, Ph.D., and recent University of Colorado Immunology program graduate Rachel Woolaver, Ph.D., may help researchers develop more effective personalized immunotherapy ...

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