This year’s award of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine to James P. Allison and Tasuku Honjo, for their work in the early 1990s on immune checkpoint proteins CTLA4 and PD1, is a fitting recognition of how their work has led to a seismic shift in the way we treat cancer. In a remarkably short time, ...
How two 1990s discoveries have led to (some) cured cancers, and a Nobel Prize
By Craig Gedye Oncologist and Senior Lecturer, University of Newcastle
3 Oct 2018