Tag: cancer

UofL innovator known for drug discovery inducted into National Academy of...

John Trent, a University of Louisville researcher and innovator known for harnessing the power of thousands of computers to discover drugs that could fight...

UofL researcher uses fruit for less toxic drug delivery Suite of...

UofL researchers have found a less toxic way to deliver medicines by using the natural lipids in plants, particularly grapefruit and ginger. The resulting intellectual...

UofL immunologist summarizes functions of protein family associated with obesity SnapShot...

Fatty acid binding proteins (FABPs) serve as a type of chaperone, coordinating the transport of fatty acids and other molecules between cells. Bing Li,...

UofL technology that may inhibit pathway for cancer gets commercial partner...

NA University of Louisville-born invention that may help treat cancer now has a commercial partner. Qualigen Therapeutics Inc., a California biotechnology company focused on developing...

UofL secures $1 million donation to bring more advanced immunotherapy treatment...

Cancer patients in Louisville, in Kentucky and throughout the region soon will have access to some of the most advanced immunotherapy treatments available. Louisville...

Spike it to Cancer Volleyball Tournament to benefit patients at UofL...

Sand volleyball teams from around Kentuckiana are invited to the seventh annual Spike it to Cancer sand volleyball tournament on Saturday, Aug. 10, at...

Beer with a Scientist: Immunotherapy is leading to longer life for...

At a Beer with a Scientist event four years ago, cancer specialist Jason Chesney, MD, PhD, described clinical trials in immunotherapy being conducted at...

Hope Scarves gift will provide breast cancer patients with access to...

For women undergoing treatment for cancer, a little encouragement can mean the world. Lara MacGregor, who lives with metastatic breast cancer, started Hope Scarves in...

UofL researchers developing cancer vaccine

Vaccinations protect us from all kinds of terrible diseases — polio, small pox, influenza. But what if a vaccine could protect you from cancer? Researchers...

UofL researchers discover immune stimulant molecule shown to prevent cancer

A research team at the University of Louisville has discovered that an immune checkpoint molecule they developed for cancer immunotherapy also protects against future...