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Current trends in cancer immunotherapy with a focus on cytokine therapies

Current trends in cancer immunotherapy with a focus on cytokine therapies

Numerous enticing immunotherapies have emerged recently, thanks to advancements in cancer immunology. As a result of these advancements, the cancer treatment paradigm has evolved.

The immune system plays an important role in cancer treatment by stimulating innate and adaptive immune mechanisms and altering tumor immunogenicity.

Since the discovery of modified and dysregulated cytokine expression in all human cancers, it has become well-established that therapeutic strategies can augment the growth-inhibitory and immunostimulatory impacts of interferons and interleukins like IL-2, IL-7, IL-12, and IL-15 while inhibiting the inflammatory effects of cytokines such as TNF, IL-1 β, and IL-6.

The webinar will present a complete discussion of several cytokine therapy techniques, development, and clinical use. The webinar will also debate how Sino Biological can help with cancer immunotherapy research.

Key learning objectives

  1. Role of cytokines in the tumor microenvironment
  2. Clinical trials of cytokine therapy
  3. Clinical trials of cytokine receptor blockade
  4. Future directions of cytokine therapy

About the speaker:

Ritwika Biswas finished her undergraduate training and her MSc in Zoology at the University of Delhi, India. She went on to receive her MSc in Biology from the University of Houston in the United States. Ritwika won first place in the University of Houston’s 3-minute Thesis competition, proving her ability to convey complex scientific information to a non-scientific audience in simpler terms.

Ritwika formerly worked as a Graduate Research Assistant, demonstrating her knowledge of cell and molecular biology techniques such as stem cell technologies. She is currently a Field Product Scientist with Sino Biological, a world leader in recombinant technology.

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