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2011-05-10 15:37:08

Researchers with UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a way to amp up the power of killer T-cells, called CD8 cells, making them more functional for longer periods of time and boosting their ability to multiply and expand within the body to fight melanoma, a new study has found.

2011-04-26 10:14:00

DALLAS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baylor Research Institute (BRI), the research arm of Baylor Health Care System (BHCS), has appointed Yong-Jun Liu, M.D., Ph.D., vice president and chief scientific officer (CSO) for BRI and director of the Baylor Institute for Immunology Research (BIIR).

2010-09-15 19:08:42

A new focus on the immune system's ability to both unleash and restrain its attack on disease has led Dana-Farber Cancer Institute scientists to identify cells in mice that prevent the immune system from attacking the animals' own cells, protecting them from autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, and lupus.

2010-06-11 13:13:06

Reprogramming immune system cells to produce natural killer cells for cancer.

2010-03-22 08:08:00

New research may guide creation of targeted, more effective vaccines BOSTON, March 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new understanding of a certain cell in the immune system may help guide scientists in creating better flu vaccines, report researchers from the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine and the Immune Disease Institute at Children's Hospital Boston (PCMM/IDI).

2010-03-22 14:58:35

A new understanding of a certain cell in the immune system may help guide scientists in creating better flu vaccines, report researchers from the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine and the Immune Disease Institute at Children's Hospital Boston (PCMM/IDI).

2009-12-11 16:03:25

In animal and patient studies, an experimental drug eliminated chemotherapy-resistant breast cancer stem cells – the cells that remain after treatment that could potentially refuel tumor growth.

2009-10-08 14:55:36

Older cancer sufferers need treatments tailored to their aging immune systems.

2008-10-10 00:00:10

-Paper Published in the Journal of Immunotherapy- MacDougall Biomedical Communications Jennifer Greenleaf, 781-235-3060 or Argos Therapeutics Jeff Abbey, 919-287-6308 Logo: http://www.argostherapeutics.com Argos Therapeutics today announced the publication of a paper in the October 2008 issue of the Journal of Immunotherapy demonstrating that the Company's process of maturing dendritic cells (DC) electroporated with antigen-encoded messenger RNA (mRNA) is capable of driving long-term,...

2008-10-09 09:00:52

Argos Therapeutics today announced the publication of a paper in the October 2008 issue of the Journal of Immunotherapy demonstrating that the Company's process of maturing dendritic cells (DC) electroporated with antigen-encoded messenger RNA (mRNA) is capable of driving long-term, stable expansion of cytolytic antigen-specific T cells that express effector/memory phenotype.


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