What's Cooking in Drug Discovery

Using T Cells to Beat the Big C

Harnessing a patient’s own infection-fighting T cells to fight untreatable cancer has sparked a great deal of excitement and news reports lately, thanks in no small part to several small clinical trials that demonstrated spectacular results, including complete remission, in some patients. Continue reading

A World Spinning Fast from Stem Cells

ews last week that Japanese scientists had discovered a much easier way of reprogramming cells into an embryonic state was too late to make it on to Science Channel’s fascinating “Stem Cell Universe” hosted by Stephen Hawking Feb. 4. But it just goes to show you how fast the field is moving. Continue reading