Investigating Cancer Drug Toxicity Leads to Critical Discovery

[ad_1] 3D rendition of T cells attacking cancer cells. Credit: La Jolla Institute for Immunology Researchers uncover a new strategy to avoid cancer immunotherapy side effects. It’s not often that a failed clinical trial leads to a scientific breakthrough. When patients in the UK started experiencing negative side effects during a cancer immunotherapy trial, researchers […]

Read More

A Small Mutation Can Make Zika Virus Even More Dangerous – And Potentially Breakthrough Pre-Existing Immunity

[ad_1] How Zika outbreaks could happen, even in areas with prior immunity. Researchers at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have discovered that the Zika virus can mutate to become more infectious—and potentially breakthrough pre-existing immunity. “The world should monitor the emergence of this Zika virus variant,” says LJI Professor Sujan Shresta, Ph.D., who co-led […]

Read More