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Immunosuppression: T Cell activation pathway & drug sites

A poster made to understand the entire pathway from ingestion of a pathogen, activation of a T-Cell, and the targets of a range of immunosuppressive drugs  
Daniel Sapier
over 8 years ago
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Immunotherapy Patch for Crohn's Disease?

Immunotherapy through the skin might have applications beyond food allergies, with research getting underway for treatment of Crohn's disease.  
medpagetoday.com
over 5 years ago
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In pictures: The immunisation card - a lifesaver - BBC News

Immunisation is widely regarded as one of the most successful and cost-effective health interventions. To mark World Immunisation Week, we look at the global story of the immunisation card, its importance and its evolution.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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WHO | Statement on the United States Government’s announcement on vaccination campaigns

WHO and UNICEF appreciate the commitment by the United States Government to stop making operational use of immunization campaigns.  
who.int
over 5 years ago
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Immunotherapy and Cancer Diagram

Source: http://biotechstrategyblog.com/2015/04/reflections-on-aacr-2015-cancer-immunotherapy-data.html/  
Nicole Chalmers
over 4 years ago
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WHO | Global vaccination targets ‘off-track’ warns WHO

Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off track with 1 in 5 children still missing out on routine life-saving immunizations that could avert 1.5 million deaths each year from preventable diseases. In the lead-up to World Immunization Week 2015 (24 -30 April), the WHO is calling for renewed efforts to get progress back on course.  
who.int
over 4 years ago
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The Basics of Immunotherapy with Dr. Lee

Dr. Gerald Lee is an Assistant Professor on faculty at the University of Louisville. He is the Division Chief of both the adult and pediatrics department of ...  
youtube.com
over 4 years ago
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Penn Medicine: Immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab shows promise for mesothelioma patients

PD-1 inhibitor is safe, shrank tumors or stabilized disease in most patientsThe PD-1 inhibitor pembrolizumab, a cancer immunotherapy drug, shrank or halted growth of...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Novel cancer vaccine holds promise against ovarian cancer, mesothelioma

A novel approach to cancer immunotherapy - strategies designed to induce the immune system to attack cancer cells - may provide a new and cost-effective weapon against some of the most deadly...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Promising developments in tackling resistance to blood cancer drugs

A drug with the potential to reverse resistance to immunotherapy has been developed by scientists at the University of Southampton.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Inovio Pharmaceuticals HPV immunotherapy activates robust in vivo T cell responses in head and neck cancer patients

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced preliminary data showing that its INO-3112 DNA-based immunotherapy generated strong CD8+ T cell responses in 3 of 4 patients with head and neck...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Phase II trial of ipilimumab-nivolumab combo shows promise in advanced melanoma

Giving the two immunotherapies ipilimumab and nivolumab simultaneously yielded better treatment responses than ipilimumab alone in patients with advanced melanoma who received no prior...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Vaccine against Ebola in sight - immunisation possible with just one injection

A live vaccine based on the 'Vesicular Stomatitis Virus' (VSV) has yielded highly promising results for the rapid development of an effective vaccine against the Ebola virus.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Marshaling the body's own weapons against psoriasis

Immunotherapy with natural signaling substance relieves skin conditionA three-character code brings relief to patients with psoriasis and sheds light on complex...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Immunotherapy fights cancer better with both arms of the immune system, say researchers

The idea of fighting cancer with immunotherapy is to trigger the immune system. Now, a new study suggests recruiting both the innate and the adaptive immune system works best.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Combination therapy boosts antiviral response to chronic infection

A Yale-led team has identified a promising new combination immunotherapy to enhance the body's ability to fight chronic viral infections and possibly cancer.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Strong grasp of immune response dynamics will enhance checkpoint blockade

Spreading the success of cancer immunotherapy beyond those patients currently enjoying powerful, long-term responses to treatment requires greater understanding of the immune response to tumors...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Persistent anti-tumor immune response enabled by novel gene therapy

Cancer immunotherapy can successfully use the body's own immune system to kill tumor cells.  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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UCLA researchers combine benefits of immunotherapy and cancer-targeted treatment in triple combo drug for melanoma

Results of a new study by UCLA researchers has found that a new triple combination drug therapy shows promising signs of more effectively controlling advanced melanoma than previous BRAF + MEK...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Gene mutations may predict melanoma response to immunotherapies

Melanoma patients whose tumors test positive for mutations in the NRAS gene were more likely to benefit from new immunotherapy drugs, according to a new study led by Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago