Unwiring The Biology Of Fibrosis

Unwiring The Biology Of Fibrosis

Fibrotic Disease Innovations Fibrotic diseases — organ and tissue disorders that occur as a result of the buildup of excessive scar tissue — are sounding the alarm in the biotech sector. A silent epidemic creeping up on the Western world involves non-alcoholic...
Without A Treg To Stand On

Without A Treg To Stand On

Regulatory T-Cells Make A Pathway After our focus on T-cell activated immunotherapies revving up the immune response, we turn to the other side of the coin—a subset of helper T-cells known as regulatory T-cells. Regulatory T-cells (Tregs) suppress the immune response....
Antibody-Coupled T-Cell Receptor

Antibody-Coupled T-Cell Receptor

The Race Is On Our last WEEKLY—Hacking the Immune Response—unveiled the science behind CAR-T and TCR, two immunotherapies under the microscope of the mainstream press. The well-deserved media attention highlights the ability of these “living drugs” to recognize and...
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...
100 Biotech and Drug Development Terms

100 Biotech and Drug Development Terms

Antibody: A protein produced by the immune system that binds to a specific antigen. Antibody-Drug Conjugate: An antibody that has a toxic drug, typically a chemotherapeutic agent, attached to it for target delivery to a specific tumor cell. Antigen: A foreign...