Increasing the Potency of T Cell Cancer Therapy

GEN News Highlights, 21 November 2017, https://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/crispr-editing-creates-tcr-swap-shop-for-cancer-immunotherapy/81255191

In the United Kingdom, Cardiff University researchers have used CRISPR to create T cells up to a thousand times more sensitive to cancer cells.  These cells have been edited to remove their own T-cell receptors, leaving only those targeting cancer cells.  The hope is that custom immunotherapies such as this may one day replace conventional cancer therapies.

Author: Advanced Analytical

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