Reviving a depleted immune system: an unmet goal for people on HIV treatment

by IrsiCaixa

IrsiCaixa describes how the cells of the immune system decrease in people with HIV who have been on treatment for 10 years, and confirm the key role of TIGIT in this loss of defenses

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IRB Barcelona opens a new laboratory to strengthen its expertise in immunology

by IRB Barcelona - Instituto de Investigación Biomédica

Liderado por la Dra. Stefanie Wculek, el nuevo grupo de investigación se centrará en el estudio del sistema inmune y su función en los tejidos, tanto en la salud como en la respuesta a la enfermeda...

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Researchers describe a genetic signature that predicts the response to immunotherapy treatment in liver cancer

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

In an important breakthrough in precision medicine and for the approval of cost-effective treatments, the expression of eleven genes is found to make it possible to discriminate patients sensitive to ...

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Radical increase in the effectiveness of breast cancer immunotherapy

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

A study published in the journal Nature Cancer has discovered an approach that radically increases the success of immunotherapy in one of the most aggressive types of tumours, triple-negative breast c...

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The role of immunotherapy in hepatocellular carcinoma

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Immunotherapy has revolutionized the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma. Researchers from the Hospital Clínic-IDIBAPS have published a review in the journal Nature Reviews – Clinical Oncology in...

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Researchers at CNIO and 12 de Octubre Hospital prove efficacy of new immunotherapy for multiple myeloma

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

​The researchers developed a new cancer treatment, called CAR-NK-cell immunotherapy, which instead of T cells uses NK cells, which could be more effective and have fewer side effects

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Immune checkpoint inhibitor atezolizumab as a potential game-changer in the treatment of early-stage NSCLC

by VHIO

​ With an estimated 2.2 million new cancer cases and 1.8 million deaths globally, lung cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the leading cause of cancer death in 2020, represent...

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Launch of a pioneering clinical trial to validate the efficacy of immunotherapy in 29 types of tumour

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

​The ACROPOLI clinical trial is being launched. It is a pioneering, nationwide research study that aims to assess the efficacy of immunotherapy in 29 different types of cancer simultaneously.

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The future of immunotherapy at the Optimizing Immunotherapy Congress

by IMIM - Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques

​The benchmark meeting in the field of immunotherapy cancer treatment was held once again, on April 9, in a hybrid format. This year, the presentations focused on the research and development of thi...

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A study in Nature concludes that immunotherapy is less efficacious in nonviral liver cancer

by Fundació Clínic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

An article published in the journal Nature suggests that immunotherapy is effective in patients with HCC of viral origin but does not increase survival of patients with HCC caused by alcohol abuse or ...

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Predicting how brain cancer responds to immunotherapy non-invasively

by Centre for Genomic Regulation

The analysis of immune system cells in the cerebrospinal fluid can characterise and identify the types of cerebral metastasis that could respond to immunotherapy treatments.

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Spanish scientists identify a mechanism through which dendritic cells improve their antiviral and immune-activation abilities

by Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares - CNIC

Researchers at the CNIC have discovered that dendritic cells, which initiate specific immune responses, can reprogram their genes to improve their immune response

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