Published in Vaccine Weekly, July 25th, 2007
The Robarts team, consisting of Drs. Greg Dekaban, Peta O'Connell, and Paula Foster, are employing novel imaging techniques to track injected vaccine cells in human cancer patients in real-time.
Dendritic cells are specialized white blood cells that play a powerful role in generating new immune responses. For use as cancer vaccines, dendritic cells are loaded with proteins that uniquely identify the cancer and are then injected into the body. Once inside the body, the loaded dendritic cells migrate to lymph...
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