Nanoparticles in the Body: Reprogramming Immune Cells to Fight Cancer

News   Apr 18, 2017 | Original Article by Sabrina Richards for the Fred Hutch Center

 
Nanoparticles Reprogram Immune Cells to Fight Cancer in the Body

A cross-section of the nanoparticle designed by Dr. Matthias Stephan and his team, displaying the T cell–programming genes packaged inside. The yellow molecules coating the particle help it stick to T cells. The orange polymer helps bundle the genes and carry them to the nucleus. Credit: Cognition Studio

 
 
 

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