CAR T-cells to be tested in solid cancers

Dr Tessa Gargett is Cancer Council SA’s Beat Cancer Project Early Career Fellow from the Centre for Cancer Biology - an alliance between University of South Australia and the Central Adelaide Local Health Network.

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Can you sum up the aim of this project in 10 words? Teaching white blood cells to attack and destroy solid tumours What have you previously discovered in this area? We have found that T cells can be genetically engineered to express a new receptor (the Chimeric Antigen Receptor, or CAR), which then enables them ...

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