A Revised CAR T for Lymphoma Has Fewer Side Effects
A Revised CAR T for Lymphoma Has Fewer Side Effects
An early-stage clinical study finds that none of the 25 patients treated developed neurotoxicity or cytokine release syndrome, common hazards of the cancer immunotherapy.
A Revised CAR T for Lymphoma Has Fewer Side Effects
A Revised CAR T for Lymphoma Has Fewer Side Effects

An early-stage clinical study finds that none of the 25 patients treated developed neurotoxicity or cytokine release syndrome, common hazards of the cancer immunotherapy.

An early-stage clinical study finds that none of the 25 patients treated developed neurotoxicity or cytokine release syndrome, common hazards of the cancer immunotherapy.

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Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies
Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies
Abby Olena | Feb 20, 2019
High salt concentrations are present in the affected skin of people with atopic dermatitis and promote the differentiation of the T helper cells involved in the development of allergic diseases.
T-cell Tracker: A Profile of Wendy Havran
T-cell Tracker: A Profile of Wendy Havran
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 1, 2019
By uncovering novel properties of a unique population of T cells, the Scripps Research Institute immunologist has helped to redefine the immune cells, uncovering their role in wound healing.
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win Nobel Prize
James Allison and Tasuku Honjo Win Nobel Prize
Ashley Yeager, Kerry Grens | Oct 1, 2018
The immunologists, honored with the 2018 award in Physiology or Medicine, pioneered immunotherapy, which harnesses the body’s immune system to fight cancer.
New Insights to Improve CAR T Cells’ Safety
New Insights to Improve CAR T Cells’ Safety
Vicki Brower | Jun 5, 2018
Drugs approved to treat rheumatoid arthritis block cytokines, the molecules responsible for severe side effects from the immunotherapy, and reduce symptoms in mice.
A T-Cell Tweak Combats Advanced Breast Cancer
A T-Cell Tweak Combats Advanced Breast Cancer
Ashley Yeager | Jun 5, 2018
The immunotherapy eliminated a woman’s metastatic lesions and kept her disease-free for two years.
Genetic Screen Predicts T-Cell Lymphoma Aggression
Genetic Screen Predicts T-Cell Lymphoma Aggression
Kerry Grens | May 9, 2018
Sequencing of a single gene can spot patients with a dangerous form of mycosis fungoides better than other prognostic tests.  
New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
New Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Shows Promise
Catherine Offord | Apr 12, 2018
A preliminary clinical trial finds that the personalized therapy improves survival rates and has no severe side-effects.
Boosting Immunotherapy Treatments in Mouse Colon Cancer
Boosting Immunotherapy Treatments in Mouse Colon Cancer
Jim Daley | Apr 1, 2018
Mice treated with an immunostimulant had better outcomes when researchers blocked the expression of TNFR2, a compound that helps tumors evade immune attack.
Antiviral Immunotherapy Comes of Age
Antiviral Immunotherapy Comes of Age
Lucas Laursen | Dec 4, 2017
T-cell therapies are not just for cancer. Researchers are also advancing immunotherapy methods to protect bone marrow transplant patients from viral infections.