Newsletter | June 16, 2020

06.16.20 -- Dendritic Cells For Cancer Treatment: Future Therapeutic Avenues

From The Editor

Greetings Cell & Gene readers,


Dendritic cell (DC)-based therapies have emerged as an exciting avenue of cell-based therapy due to their unique function as antigen presenting cells (APCs) and subsequent ability to activate T cells with antitumorigenic effect. This article reviews DC-based therapies in the context of their associated challenges and proposes a future path.


Dr. Haro Hartounian of the New Jersey Innovation Institute was tasked with leveraging the vast resources of the university to help advance the biopharma industry and bring more regenerative medicines to market. Here is how he uncovered manufacturing challenges and the steps they are taking to fuel advancements.


Erin Harris, editor in chief
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