Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials
Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials
The field is young, but predicting antigens produced by patients’ malignant cells could yield successful treatments for individuals with a range of cancer types.
Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials
Personalized Cancer Vaccines in Clinical Trials

The field is young, but predicting antigens produced by patients’ malignant cells could yield successful treatments for individuals with a range of cancer types.

The field is young, but predicting antigens produced by patients’ malignant cells could yield successful treatments for individuals with a range of cancer types.

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How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
How the Microbiome Influences Drug Action
Shawna Williams | Jul 15, 2019
Through their effects on metabolism and immunity, bacteria in the gut affect whether medications will be effective for a given patient.
N-of-1 Trials Take on Challenges in Health Care
N-of-1 Trials Take on Challenges in Health Care
Catherine Offord | Jul 15, 2019
From personalizing clinical practice to aiding biomedical research, individualized clinical trials have been heralded as a solution to several problems plaguing modern medicine. But they’ve yet to be widely adopted.  
Quantum Biology May Help Solve Some of Life’s Greatest Mysteries
Quantum Biology May Help Solve Some of Life’s Greatest Mysteries
Catherine Offord | Jun 1, 2019
From the remarkable speed of enzyme-catalyzed reactions to the workings of the human brain, numerous biological puzzles are now being explored for evidence of quantum effects.
Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity?
Do Commensal Microbes Stoke the Fire of Autoimmunity?
Amanda B. Keener | Jun 1, 2019
Molecules produced by resident bacteria and their hosts may signal immune cells to attack the body’s own tissues.
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Could Tolerating Disease Be Better than Fighting It?
Ashley Yeager | Jun 1, 2019
Quieting immune attacks against pathogens and even providing nutrients to the invaders could improve health, according to a new line of research.
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
AI Uses Images and Omics to Decode Cancer
Amber Dance | May 1, 2019
Machine learning can analyze photographs of cancer, tumor pathology slides, and genomes. Now, scientists are poised to integrate that information into cancer uber-models.
Artificial Intelligence Tackles a World of Images
Artificial Intelligence Tackles a World of Images
Carolyn Wilke | May 1, 2019
With the help of computer algorithms that excel at pattern recognition, researchers look for meaning in vast pictorial datasets.
Artificial Intelligence Sees More in Microscopy than Humans Do
Artificial Intelligence Sees More in Microscopy than Humans Do
Jef Akst | May 1, 2019
Deep learning approaches in development by big players in the tech industry can be used by biologists to extract more information from the images they create.
Building a Silicon Brain
Building a Silicon Brain
Sandeep Ravindran | May 1, 2019
Computer chips based on biological neurons may help simulate larger and more-complex brain models.