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Researchers use innovative ideas to help fight pancreatic cancer

March 6, 2020

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, and Paul Dayton, PhD, are studying whether they can use tiny, engineered microbubbles and ultrasound imaging to improve the activation of the immune system against pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancers.

Researchers develop method to engineer immune cells so they grow even in hostile tumors

February 3, 2020

Tumors can create a hostile environment for cancer-fighting immune cells. In a new study, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers have developed a method for engineering immune cells to improve their survival and proliferation, even within a hostile tumor. Researchers led by UNC Lineberger’s Gianpietro Dotti, MD, report in the journal Nature … Continued