James P. Allison: Truly implicated to defeat cancer

Dr. Jim Allison was jointly awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his groundbreaking immunotherapy research. This cutting-edge cancer treatment trains the immune system to attack cancer, rather than treating the cancer directly.

James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo laureates of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine

Pr James P. Allison, who came last year as a speaker at our event dedicated on immunotherapy, and Pr Tasuku Honjo have been awarded of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

How do CAR T-Cells work?

Anticancer CAR T-cell therapy seeks to sharpen and strengthen the immune system’s inherent cancer-fighting powers.