A Universal Vaccine Against Any Viral Variant? A New Study Suggests It’s Possible

Posted in Medicine, Science on 27th May, 2024
by Alex Muller

This powerful defence system could launch a new generation of vaccines.

Repurposed blood cancer drug could remove need for lifelong HIV meds

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

The study's implications are significant as it suggests a potential strategy for targeting and eradicating the latent HIV reservoir, which has been a major challenge in HIV research.

German Man Third To Be Completely Cured Of HIV After Stem Cell Transplant

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

The study demonstrates the huge progress made in the fight against HIV. The development of gene editing technology such as CRISPR could mean that the kind of stem cells transplanted into the Düsseldorf patient are able to be created in a laboratory.

Hiding in plain sight: How we can use immune cells to deliver cancer-killing viruses to tumours

Posted in Medicine, Science on 14th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

The team have demonstrated that these viruses are effective at treating cancers like prostate cancer before, but this is the first time it’s been shown to work in Triple negative breast cancer.

Investigational T-cell therapy shows antiviral efficacy and safety in cancer patients treated with stem cell transplant

Posted in Medicine on 12th Jan, 2023
by Alex Muller

Posoleucel T-cell therapy that simultaneously targets six different viruses, demonstrated promising antiviral efficacy and safety in a phase II study of patients who had undergone stem cell transplantation to treat their cancer or other blood diseases.