New PTSD biotypes enables improved tests, sheds light on divergent treatments efficacy

Researchers from the PTSD Systems Biology Consortium, led by scientists from the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, have identified distinct biotypes for post-traumatic stress disorder, the first of their kind for any psychological disorder. “These biotypes can refine the development of screening tools and may explain the varying efficacy of PTSD treatments,” said Dr. […]

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Britain stages a float fightback

Among the biggest dangers for the post-Brexit City is that too many brilliant British start-ups in biotechnology, financial innovation and online consumer enterprises head to New York in search of rocket-powered valuations. Where the money goes, too often intellectual property follows. It is worrying that Oxford-based Immunocore, pioneer of an immunology treatment for cancer, has […]

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The role of T cells in fighting cancer

New research from CU Cancer Center member Jing Hong Wang, MD, Ph.D., and recent University of Colorado Immunology program graduate Rachel Woolaver, Ph.D., may help researchers develop more effective personalized immunotherapy for cancer patients. Working within Wang’s specialty of cancer immunology and head and neck squamous cell carcinomas (HNSCCs), the researchers worked to establish a […]

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