Navigation Links
Study shows combination of immune substances to be safe

be safe ?which was the purpose of the study ?but the researchers found that it stopped disease progression in five of the patients for at least six months.

"Our findings were encouraging," Carson says. "They indicate that we can safely administer IL-12 in combination with interferon, that it enhances the action of interferon in some patients with advanced cancer, and that it can be an effective way to stimulate the immune system."

Based on the study's results, and the results of earlier animal studies led by the research group, Carson and his colleagues are conducting a multicenter phase II clinical trial of the two drugs in people with melanoma.

Phase-II trials are the first step in determining the effectiveness of new therapy against a specific disease.

"We believe that use of the two drugs together will give us more bang for the buck," says first author Gregory B. Lesinski, a research assistant professor in the Human Cancer Genetics Program.

"We hope that the IL-12 will allow us to use lower doses of interferon in patients, which should result in fewer side effects and potentially a longer use of interferon, giving the immune system more time to fight the tumor."


'"/>

Source:Ohio State University


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Novel Asthma Study Shows Multiple Genetic Input Required; Single-gene Solution Shot Down
2. Emory Study Tests Bone Marrow Stem Cells to Improve Circulation in Legs
3. UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims
4. Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible
5. Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses
6. Breakthrough Microarray-based Technology for the Study of Cancer
7. NYU Study Reveals How Brains Immune System Fights Viral Encephalitis
8. Study finds more than one-third of human genome regulated by RNA
9. Leukemia Drug Breakthrough Study In New England Journal Of Medicine
10. Study identifies predictors of HIV drug resistance in patients beginning triple therapy
11. New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Study shows combination immune substances safe

(Date:6/30/2015)... NEW YORK , June 30, 2015 To ... biometric security provider HYPR Corp. announced today the addition of ... will serve as board advisor and David Raviv ... to the team underscore HYPR Corp.,s commitment to providing the ... , Dimitri Sirota co-founded Layer 7 Technologies, a ...
(Date:6/30/2015)... 30, 2015 Genisphere announced ... to help further develop Genisphere,s therapeutics capabilities and portfolio. ... having spent much of the last 25 years in ... Bioscience, and Johnson & Johnson. Tom started his career ... Biotech Corporate Finance. He graduated from Dartmouth College with ...
(Date:6/29/2015)... -- Research and Markets( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zj7h4f/latin_america ) ... Biomedical Sensors Market - Growth, Trends & Forecasts (2014-2020)" ... America Biomedical Sensors market is estimated at $0.65 billion ... period 2014-2020 The near future will bring ... of each individual. These sensors can be set to ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 2HYPR Corp. Expands Biometric Authentication Team with Enterprise All Stars 3Genisphere Appoints New CEO, Thomas Bliss 2Genisphere Appoints New CEO, Thomas Bliss 3Latin America Biomedical Sensors Market Report 2015-2020 2
... between researchers at the Hebrew university of Jerusalem and ... treatment of brain diseases. The researchers found that TyrNovo,s ... process of aging in order to protect the brain ... first and important step towards the development of future ...
... two-thirds (65%) of Americans say it,s likely there ... ahead as Congress continues to debate deficit and ... opinion poll commissioned by Research!America and the American ... party affiliations: Democrats (66%), Republicans (65%) and Independents ...
... and environmental organisations are working together to influence future ... English Channel is used daily by more than 500 ... shores in Southern England and Northern France, and it ... Now 12 organisations, led by Plymouth University, have ...
Cached Biology News:New compound for slowing the aging process can lead to novel treatments for brain diseases 2New compound for slowing the aging process can lead to novel treatments for brain diseases 3Majority of Americans believe another government shutdown likely in coming months 2Majority of Americans believe another government shutdown likely in coming months 3Anglo-French partnership develops guidance on future management of English Channel 2
(Date:7/1/2015)... N.C. and PARIS ... firm AgBiome, and Genective, key developer of biotech ... the discovery of new generations of insect control ... insect control to counter the realities of advancing ... Genective, aligning AgBiome,s unique insect control technology with ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... India , July 1, 2015  Strand Life ... generation sequencing technology to empower cancer care, today announced ... chief executive officer. In his expanded role as now ... strategy, business expansion and worldwide operations effective immediately.  Dr. ... chairman and CEO since its founding in 2000, will ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... 1, 2015 Isagenix International, a leading global ... Gold, three Silver, and three Bronze Stevie® Awards at ... Chicago this month.The American ... awards program in the U.S. "Winning ... in developing leaders, cultivating talent, creating a unified team, ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... ... July 01, 2015 , ... Apex Therapeutics announced today that company CEO, ... PA. , The presentation took place on Tuesday, June 16 and provided ... development of APX3330 for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. A copy of the ...
Breaking Biology Technology:AgBiome and Genective collaborate to create novel insect-resistant crops 2Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 2Strand Life Sciences Names Scott A. Storrer CEO as Company Continues Global Expansion with Focus on Precision Medicine Product 3Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 2Isagenix Earns Nine American Business Awards 3Apex Therapeutics Presented Company Overview at This Year’s BIO International Convention in Philadelphia, PA 2
... /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Vasogen Inc.,(NASDAQ: VSGN ; TSX:VAS), a ... of technologies targeting the chronic inflammation,underlying cardiovascular and ... CEO, will present a Company Overview at BIO,CEO ... York City, at 11:00,a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, February ...
... Feb. 5 EntreMed, Inc.,(Nasdaq: ENMD ) ... of cancer and inflammatory diseases, today,announced that James ... a Corporate overview at the BIO CEO and ... February 11-13, 2008. Mr. Burns,presentation is scheduled for ...
... to Advise on Development of New Drug ... Candidate to Treat Autoimmune Disease -, SAN ... development company, announced today that it,has appointed the first five ... protein licensed from Amgen in December 2007 for,the treatment of ...
Cached Biology Technology:Vasogen to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference and Participate on the Non-Cancer Immunotherapy Panel 2Vasogen to Present at the BIO CEO & Investor Conference and Participate on the Non-Cancer Immunotherapy Panel 3EntreMed to Present at BIO CEO and Investor Conference 2Anthera Pharmaceuticals Forms Scientific Advisory Board 2
... This antibody is specific for human cardiac troponin ... the Ca-binding signals responsible for contraction of cardiac ... troponin complex in human cells. It also cross-reacts ... Antigen: Highly purified human ...
... N-(2-Naphthoyl)-Val-phenylalaninal 2-Naphthoyl-VF-CHO White ... INERT GAS. A cell-permeable, reversible inhibitor of ... x-40 (ED 50 = 2.6 ... = 2.7 μM) in HEK293 cells ...
cystatin A (N-18)...
...
Biology Products: