Infographic:  Immunotherapy for Infectious Diseases

Immunotherapy is typically thought of in the context of cancer treatment, but many of the same therapies used to activate the immune system to treat cancer may also combat infectious diseases.

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Mar 31, 2021
Tiffany Garbutt, PhD

Tiffany earned her PhD in Genetics from North Carolina State University, where she explored the effect of genetic background on the ability to derive induced pluripotent stem cells. She completed...

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Humans are surrounded by pathogenic assaults, from bacteria that lurk on surfaces, to airborne viruses that infect the respiratory system. As the world grapples with the ongoing pandemic, researchers focus on the body’s first line of defense: the immune system. Immunotherapy is typically thought of in the context of cancer treatment, but many of the same therapies used to activate the immune system to treat cancer may also combat infectious diseases.

Download this infographic from Drug Discovery News  to learn how scientists are using immunotherapy to neutralize pathogens and mitigate infectious disease.

ILLUSTRATED BY GREGORY BREWER
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