Fred Hutch's Dr. Slobodan Beronja and colleagues published new findings that show healthy skin cells can fight off the cancerous tendencies of nearby cells that harbor cancer-causing mutations. Dr. Jeremy Roop, a postdoc conducting HIV research in the McElrath Lab and Computational biology in the Bloom Lab, has been named a Damon Runyan Fellow.
Dr. Matthias Stephan is combining the fields of immunology, bioengineering and gene therapy to harness the immune system to treat solid tumors
May 22, 2015
| By Dr. Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service
Dr. Matthias Stephan is a pioneer in the field of immunobioengineering, working where “materials science meets immunology” to create unconventional solutions to treating cancer. He is devising inventive strategies to circumvent the hurdles that prevent immunotherapy from being cost-effective, widely available and effective against many types of cancer.