immunotherapy

Nano-vaccine enhances the sensitivity of melanoma to immunotherapy to destroy cancer

Cancers hurt, starve themselves to trick immune system, new study finds

To avoid the immune system, melanoma breaks down the amino acid tryptophan, stopping cells from properly functioning, but the cancer cells are able to do so despite lacking tryptophan themselves.

17/12/2020

Jerusalem-based firm starts clinical trials for cancer treatment

The study will be conducted at multiple leading sites in the United States under a clinical collaboration with Roche, and is expected to attract 115 patients.

Weizmann Institute’s new technology may help treat cancer

This new method allows scientists to draw finer distinctions between cell subtypes and activities, which may be crucial when it comes to fighting cancer.

Tel Aviv startup Immunai aim to map the immune system

At-risk coronavirus patients can be identified in advance - study

The study focused on collecting information and samples from hospitalized COVID-19 patients to create a detailed profile of the immune response and to compare their different immune responses.

Sheba launches world's first ‘reversed personalized medicine’ cancer trial

Patients will be ‘modified’ to better respond to immunotherapy drugs

Israeli firm ready to assist coronavirus victims with novel drug

The innovative therapy is based on the research of Prof. Dror Mevorach, a senior physician from Hadassah-Hebrew University Hospital.

16/02/2020

Israeli algorithm may predict if cancer patients will respond to treatment

It could also spare patients from undue suffering, since immunotherapy treatments can trigger severe auto-immune reactions.

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