Tag: "reovirus" at medical news
Virus Combats Brain Tumour
...volving cancer cell lines grown in the laboratory, reovirus
destroyed cancer cells in 20 out of the 24 cell li...reated, the majority of the mice treated with live reovirus
were still alive, but all of the animals injected with the dead virus had died. Importantly, anima...
Cancer-Killing Viruses Employ Multiple Mechanisms
... recently however, it has been discovered that the reovirus
may also have the potential to prime the body’s ow...m). “We’ve understood the mechanism of action of reovirus
replication in cancer for a number of years,” explains Dr. Matt Coffey, Chief Scientific Officer at ...
Common Virus Enhances Cancer-Fighting Ability of Standard Chemotherapy Drugs
...chemotherapy drugs. In general, the combination of reovirus
with cisplatin, gemcitabine, mitomycin or vinblast...ar interest to the researchers, the combination of reovirus
and paclitaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, was uniformly synergistic in all six cell lines examined...
Scientists Develop a Harmless Multi-Tasking Reovirus
...s in addition to directly killing tumor cells, the reovirus
may prime the immune system to mount a separate, p...exposure to the reovirus. "We understand how the reovirus
replicates within and kills cancer cells," explains Dr. Matt Coffey, Chief Scientific Officer at Onc...