adoptive immunotherapy


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adoptive immunotherapy

n.
A form of immunotherapy used in the treatment of cancer and certain viral infections in which lymphocytes taken from a patient are stimulated, activated, and infused back into the patient.
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cytotoxic lymphocytes for adoptive immunotherapy," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Genetic engineering of T cells for adoptive immunotherapy.
The principle behind the company's business is based on the emerging field of adoptive immunotherapy, or biological therapy, which has been successfully used around the world to treat a wide variety of cancers and chronic viral infections.
It is the first time that adoptive immunotherapy with engineered human T cells has demonstrated in vivo efficacy in mice.
We view T-cell adoptive immunotherapy as particularly appealing for patients whose tumor burdens might be too large or too aggressive to warrant administration with cancer vaccines.
A second form of immunotherapy, pioneered by Steven Rosenberg, is referred to as adoptive immunotherapy.
The University College of London and Cellectis have signed a collaboration agreement to develop a T-cell adoptive immunotherapy to fight leukemia