Tools to Help Researchers Fight COVID-19

Posted by Maxine M on Feb 26, 2020 3:15:00 AM

In order to quickly defeat SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2,previously named as nCoV) and stop the epidemic, diagnosis and treatment are especially important. As of January 31, 2020, SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid detection kits from 7 companies have been approved for SARS-CoV-2 detection (data source: NMPA). Meanwhile, researchers are still working hard to develop effective treatments.


Topics: Cell Biology, Therapeutics, Medicine

GPNMB: A Promising Immunotherapeutic Target for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Posted by Amrik S. on Apr 4, 2018 3:00:00 AM

The last few years have witnessed several breakthroughs in the immuno-oncology space. Treatments that harness the body’s immune system to fight cancer have transitioned from speculation to offering endless possibilities for drug discovery. Of these treatments, therapeutic monoclonal antibodies are positioned at the forefront of the immunotherapy revolution, and the FDA has approved several of these monoclonal antibodies to treat cancer.


Topics: Cancer Immunology, Cancer Research, Therapeutics, Medicine, antibody-drug conjugates, Immunotherapy

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