Could Covid vaccine technology crack cancer?

Posted in Medicine on 16th Oct, 2022
by Alex Muller

Many promising cancer trials end in failure. It may be several years before we know if BioNTech's treatments for bowel cancer, melanoma and other tumour types really do live up to the hype.

Cancer vaccine using same mRNA technology as in Covid jabs could be a 'game-changer', experts say

Posted in Medicine, Science on 24th Apr, 2022
by Alex Muller

Leading vaccine manufacturer Monderna is working on vaccines for the flu and HIV using mRNA.

Could mRNA vaccines be the next frontier of cancer treatment?

Posted in Medicine on 20th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

A clinical trial is enrolling colorectal cancer patients to see whether a personalized mRNA vaccine can prevent their cancer from coming back.

New cancer treatments may be on the horizon, thanks to mRNA vaccines

Posted in Medicine, Science on 1st Aug, 2021
by Alex Muller

What we’re trying to do with the mRNA vaccine for cancer is alert the immune system to the tumor so the immune system will attack it, it’s basically biological software,”

Once-promising mRNA COVID-19 vaccine disappoints with final trial data

Posted in Medicine on 4th Jul, 2021
by Alex Muller

And despite CureVac’s mRNA stumble we are quickly learning how to optimize these vaccines with newer, safer, and more effective iterations in development.