– Targeting and Activating Dendritic Cells is the Key to Success
Leiden, The Netherlands, March 11, 2016 – ISA Pharmaceuticals B.V., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company, has announced the publication of a review of cancer immunotherapies in Nature Reviews Cancer  that outlines strategies to overcome immune evasion by tumors. The publication was co-authored by a team of researchers from Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) and ISA Pharmaceutical’s’ CSO Kees Melief.
Cancer immunotherapies have a mixed track record. While challenging the immune system via tumor antigens by raising tumor-specific T cells is successful in most cases, this strategy often does not cause T