Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy
Smart Pills Help Monitor Cancer Patients’ Therapy

Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.

Sensors encapsulated with oral chemotherapy drugs help patients and physicians keep track of treatments.

clinical trials
Infographic: Neoantigen Prediction for Personalized Vaccine Design
Infographic: Neoantigen Prediction for Personalized Vaccine Design
Jasreet Hundal, Elaine R. Mardis | Jul 15, 2019
See how a computational pipeline uses next-generation sequencing data to identify genetic alterations that produce cancer-specific antigens.
Table: Personalized Cancer Vaccine Trials in the United States
Table: Personalized Cancer Vaccine Trials in the United States
Jasreet Hundal, Elaine R. Mardis | Jul 15, 2019
There are currently more than two dozen ongoing Phase 1 and Phase 2 trials using different vaccine platforms such as DNA, RNA, synthetic long peptides, and dendritic cells.
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Stem Cell Funding Agency CIRM Is Nearly Out of Funds
Chia-Yi Hou | Jul 8, 2019
The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine has been funding research since it formed in 2004, giving out nearly $3 billion in grants to date.
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
FDA Suspends Clinical Trials Involving Fecal Transplants
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 14, 2019
The agency issued a safety warning after two patients contracted antibiotic-resistant infections and one of the patients died.
Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Clinical Trial Underway for a Natural Killer Cell Therapy
Chia-Yi Hou | May 7, 2019
The cells, derived from induced pluripotent stem cells, are in testing as an immunotherapy for cancer patients with solid tumors.
Donor-Derived iPS Cells Show Promise for Treating Eye Disease
Donor-Derived iPS Cells Show Promise for Treating Eye Disease
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2019
Age-related macular degeneration patients who received injections of retinal cells derived from donors’ induced pluripotent stem cells have maintained their level of eyesight for a year.
Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Peanut Allergy Immunotherapy Increases Anaphylaxis Risk: Study
Kerry Grens | Apr 26, 2019
Although the oral treatment seems to work, an analysis of the results from 12 clinical trials finds kids who got an immunotherapy have a greater rate of serious reactions.
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
Ten-Minute Sabbatical
The Scientist Staff | Apr 1, 2019
Take a break from the bench to puzzle and peruse.
<em>The Lancet</em> Retracts Cardiac Stem Cell Clinical Trial Paper
The Lancet Retracts Cardiac Stem Cell Clinical Trial Paper
Kerry Grens | Mar 14, 2019
The publication of the SCIPIO trial is among many by Piero Anversa’s lab that Harvard Medical School flagged for fraudulent data.