Tag Archives: immune system

New Study Shows Immune System Can Spot Changes in Identity of Cancer Antigens

BIRMINGHAM, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new study has identified novel mechanisms whereby T cells may be able to distinguish an emerging class of targets specifically increased on cancer cells. The study, carried out by researchers from the University of Birmingham … Read the full press release

AstraZeneca’s global biologics research and development arm MedImmune completed its acquisition of US-based Amplimmune for $225M plus $275M based on predetermined milestones

London, United Kingdom, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — AstraZeneca today announced that on 4 October MedImmune, its global biologics research and development arm, completed its acquisition of Amplimmune, a privately-held, US-based biologics company focused on developing novel therapeutics in cancer immunology. As previously announced, … Read the full press release

Swedish Karolinska Institutet researchers identified new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques

06-8-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a new stabilizing agent of atherosclerotic plaques. These findings have been published in Science Translational Medicine, and show how the immune system can improve the condition in blood vessels … Read the full press release