Navigation Links
Scientists Identify Key Element For Future Cancer Vaccine

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have successfully identified a molecule, which could be deployed as a vaccination agent in future// to stop growing cancers. The findings of the study, which is so far based on animal experiments, appears in the online edition of the journal Nature Medicine. Researchers at KI and Leiden University Medical Centre in Holland jointly conducted the study.

"So far we've only conducted research on mice, so it's too early to get out hopes up too much," said research scientist Elisabeth Wolpert at the Microbiology and Tumour Biology Centre. "However, the study does point towards new possible ways of developing a treatment for advanced tumour diseases." The research focused on the immune cell called T cell, which can detect defects in cells that allow tumor cells to bypass the T-cell mediated immune response. The researchers were able to screen a a short peptide molecule that the T cell detects. The reserachers say that this could prove useful in vaccinations for preventing the spread of tumors to different tissues, a process that is called metastasis. Such tumors include melanoma, colon cancer, lymphoma, and fibrosarcoma. This study is the sequel to the original discovery that first identified the TEIPP-T cell and that was presented in Ms Wolpert's doctoral thesis at Karolinska Institutet in 1998.

Publication: Selective cytotoxic T-lymphocyte targeting of tumor immune escape variants, Nature Medicine, AOP (online edition), Thorbald van Hall, Elisabeth Wolpert, Peter van Veelen, Klas K?rre, Hans-Gustaf Ljunggren, Cornelis JM Melief, Rienk Offringa, et al

Contact: Katarina Sternudd katarina.sternudd@ki.se 46-85-248-3895 Karolinska Institutet Source: Eurekalert
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Scientists plan human cloning clinic in the United States
2. Scientists found ancient Human Germ Killer
3. Scientists locate key hormone involved in appetite control
4. Scientists open the book of life
5. Scientists review SARS
6. Scientists crack dengue fever puzzle
7. Scientists push to lower hidden sodium in food
8. Indian Scientists Make Wide-Ranging Analysis And Annotation Of X Chromosome
9. Scientists have found effective brain regions for deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s
10. Scientists reveal the secrets of sarcasm
11. Scientists Unveil Mechanism Behind Resistance to Severe Malaria
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Accordant Technology, a trusted IT solutions ... an analytics-first approach, layered with machine learning, that provides real-time visibility into the ... cloud to the edge. Through the new partnership, customers get the real-time situational ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... Fiberstar, Inc., ... the food and beverage industry offers Citri-Fi®, a natural citrus fiber, to improve ... decision process. As a result, labels need to deliver simple, transparent and clear ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... , ... May 23, 2017 , ... Allegheny Health ... open The Alexis Joy D’Achille Center for Women’s Behavioral Health at West Penn ... in western Pennsylvania for women suffering from pregnancy-related depression. Construction of the Center ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... body for exercise professionals, is pleased to announce the organization’s Certified Strength Coach ... The NCSF Certified Strength Coach (CSC) program validates the competency of qualified candidates ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... York (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... LifeLabs, a leading equipment provider in the modern ART laboratory, to provide hands-on ... in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. , NextGen LifeLabs, a MedTech Group Purchasing vendor ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/23/2017)...  Leaf Healthcare, recognized for developing one of ... ulcer prevention, will unveil its comprehensive mobility monitoring ... Nurses, National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition ... Patient Monitoring System is the first mobility monitoring ... system seamlessly tracks patient movement throughout the mobility ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... May 15, 2017  Amy Baxter MD, chief executive ... in noninvasive pain relief, was awarded a 2017 Top ... Baxter was recognized at the MM&M Top 40 Healthcare ... City on May 10, 2017. The dinner ... industry go "beyond the pill."  "Innovation goes ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... Global Health Intelligence (GHI), the leading healthcare data analytics ... 2017 ranking of the Best-Equipped Hospitals in Latin America ... GHI,s hospitals database for Latin America , which is ... database covers 86% of the hospitals in Latin ... each institution in key areas such as beds, medical specialties, ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: