Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms
Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms
A look at the molecular processes that may feed into the tumor-fighting effects of physical activity
Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms
Infographic: Exercise’s Anticancer Mechanisms

A look at the molecular processes that may feed into the tumor-fighting effects of physical activity

A look at the molecular processes that may feed into the tumor-fighting effects of physical activity

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Natural Killer Cell Therapies Catch Up to CAR T
Natural Killer Cell Therapies Catch Up to CAR T
Bianca Nogrady | Apr 1, 2020
There’s a new cell-based cancer immunotherapy on the block.
Immunology Leader Vincenzo Cerundolo Dies
Immunology Leader Vincenzo Cerundolo Dies
Ashley Yeager | Jan 16, 2020
The Oxford researcher’s work on lipid and peptide antigens revealed key mechanisms in inflammation, immunotherapy, and vaccination, which are being pursued in clinical trial treatments.
Gene Editing Makes Cells Evade Immune Attack In Vitro
Gene Editing Makes Cells Evade Immune Attack In Vitro
Emma Yasinski | Dec 12, 2019
To advance the possibility of off-the-shelf cardiac cell therapies, scientists devise an engineered cardiac stem cell that avoids stimulating a detrimental immune attack.
Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets
Innate Immune Cells May Actually Remember Their Targets
Emma Yasinski | May 10, 2019
Human natural killer cells, previously considered not to participate in adaptive immunity, remember viral antigens after initial exposures, according to a new study.
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.
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Immune System Targets Diverse Viruses Using the Same Small Peptide
Catherine Offord | Nov 30, 2017
A single receptor on natural killer cells recognizes an amino acid sequence conserved across Zika, dengue, and related pathogens.
Cancer Be Damned
Cancer Be Damned
Bob Grant | Mar 31, 2016
Teenager Lauren Bendesky turned her cancer diagnosis on its head, using herself as a research subject to test potential therapies.