Next-Generation CAR-T

Next-Generation CAR-T

Chimeric antigen receptor T-cells (CAR-Ts), reviewed last week, are a powerful new weapon for oncologists to use in their fight against cancer. These engineered T-cells are designed to home in on and kill malignant cells, and have proven highly effective at treating...
Eye Of The Cytokine Storm

Eye Of The Cytokine Storm

THE FLASH OF THE FIRST CAR-T Last week’s much anticipated FDA approval of the first chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy for acute lymphocytic leukemia hails as the first gene therapy on the US  market. Classified as a “cell-based gene therapy,” Novartis’...
Eye Of The Cytokine Storm

Eye Of The Cytokine Storm

Understanding CAR-T Safety Chimeric antigen receptor therapy (CAR-T) is our top technology pick of 2016, blazing trails in drug development with its innovative approach of using engineered immune cells to fight cancer. Despite its success in clinical trials, safety...
Hacking The Immune Response

Hacking The Immune Response

BIOPHARMA’S DARLING Immunotherapy is the current biopharma darling, garnering massive investment and media attention. Ranging from monoclonal antibodies to engineered T-cells, companies are rapidly learning how to harness the power of the immune system to fight...